Josie and Salem: An Indiana Love Story by Frank A. Cassell

By Frank A. Cassell

The Letters sat in different containers, a few certain in bundles with ribbons, a few of their unique envelopes, yet extra lay approximately loosely. a number of have been written in pen on nice stationery whereas others have been scribbled in pencil on covered tuition paper or at the letterhead stationery of assorted shops and newspapers. greater than a century had handed because the passionate declarations of affection, jealousy, and depression flew from side to side among younger fans, Josie Chafee and Salem Hammond.

The tale of Josie and Salem resonates at the present time for his or her life-long affair exhibited the burning dedication, the hovering emotion, and the self-sacrificing beliefs that represent really nice love tales. Salem and Josie have been neither wealthy nor well-known, yet fanatics in any age can see in them and what they created jointly in the course of their courtship and marriage that unique and magical caliber they outlined as being “all in all” to one another.

Fortunately, they wrote all approximately it.

Frank A. Cassell has drawn jointly in a stirring historical past the drama of severe love, daunting demanding situations, and eventual triumph performed out opposed to the backdrop of small city existence in southern Indiana at a time of significant social and fiscal swap within the state as a whole.

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