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Letter and envelope from Mary M. Bunker, Bunkerville, Nevada to John M. Bunker, St. Thomas, Nevada





From the Syphus-Bunker Papers (MS-00169). The folder contains an original handwritten letter, a typed transcription of the same letter, the original envelope with the stamp removed, and a copy of the original letter.

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man000883. Syphus-Bunker Papers, 1891-1994. MS-00169. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.


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Letter and envelope (without stamp) from M. M. Bunker, Bunkerville, Nevada, to John M. Bunker, St. Thomas, Nevada dated February 18, 1895,
Envelope addressed?
John M. Bunker
St. Thomas
Bunkerville Feb 18th 1895
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my Dear Son
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thinking you would like to
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hear from us once more I will make an
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effort to pen you a few lines to let you
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know that we are still alive I was quite und
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-er the weather last week but feel some
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better now the rest are quit well Annie
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Spragues baby died today I have been looking
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for you up to take care of some of thes grape
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cuttings we will try & take care of them
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for you I hope you will try & get a home
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started for yourself even if you do not
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have any one to put in it. work to that
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end. Martin has about got to the bed rock
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working for other people & now he thinks
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he must pet on to a farm in order to. live
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we will send him some grain I spoke to
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Alma about the book tha have lost their
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horses & if tha find them tha will go away
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in the spring I have tools to dispose of
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Page 2 & if tha do not find their animals tha will line 3 have to keep tools to work with the school line 4 house is going up rapidly 3 masons most line 5 of the time drips is quit sick now well line 6 the mail has come I will have to stop line 7 before I get done my kind love from line 8 Mother line 9
M M Bunker
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