26 November 2011

Post Card From 1878

This card was written to Herman Harms of Tioga, Hancock County, Illinois, by his brother-in-law, John Ufkes in 1878.
Dear brother and sister in law

At first our greetings. We hope you all are in the pink. We are also doing very well now. Come to visit us, if you are able to do so. Jann and Langmann (?) are also willing to once visit you. Write in return very soon..
Greetings John (?)

[the writer was actually John Ufkes of Basco, Hancock County, Illinois]

The reverse side of the card showing the "postmark" of Basco, Ill.