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Letter and envelope from John M. Bunker, Eldorado Canyon, Nevada to Mary Etta Syphus, Panaca, Nevada





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

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man000764. 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 from John M. Bunker, El Dorado, Nevada to Mary Etta Syphus, Panaca, dated June 27, 1891. (3 pp.)
Envelope, postmarked Eldorado Canyon, Nev, June 28, 1891 to:
Miss M. E. Syphus Panaca
Lincoln Co. (Nevada)
Miss M. E. Syphus; Panaca, Lincoln Co. Nev.
Dear friend Mary-: To night I will try and pen you a few lines to let you know that I am still among the living Your most welcome letter
Cl of the 15 Inst, was reed, ^in due time and I was much pleased to hear from you but sorry I can not attend a the forth of July with you. Harry was telling me a little of what your program^ consisted and from that I have made up in my mind you would enjoy your selves.
I do love to see young folks enjoy them selves although I am a very poor hand to help out, any sort
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El Dorado June 27, Une I
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of entertainment, so you nor aqy body else will not
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miss me. I have changed
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jobs again am driving
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the little team it is tolerable
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hard work, and more especialy
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warm. Harry is at the
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Vegas after hay will be
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in in a day or to
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he has a little ore to
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hawl and then I think
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he will quit untill fall
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The crazy man that went
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to Kingman with Harry
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has returned to day
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looks just as mean
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as ever. The mill is
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shut down at present
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on account of fuel,
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are expecting the steamer
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every day but do not know
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how long it will be before
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it gets here. I have told
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you all the news and havent
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told any thing yet but
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will conclude for to-night
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hoping you will enjoy
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yourself and have a good line 12
time for me. Write Soon line 1J
and oblige. line 14
Prom Your ever sincere line 15
friend. line 16
John M. Bunker
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