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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, a typed transcription of the same letter, and the original envelope with the stamp removed, and a copy of the original letter

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man000754. 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 March 17, 1891. (2 pp.)
Envelope (no postmark) to: Miss M. E. Syphus Panacea Lincoln Co. Nev.
El Dorado Mar. 17.91 ~ CJ
Mist. M. E. Syphus:
Panacea Nevada.
Dear Friend,- As an opertunity has presented its- self I will take the time to write you. Yours of the 10^ns^- was just reed, to day and I can asure you it did surpri -se me not a little for I had entirely given up the Idea that you would ever write again, so you see I have abused you wrongfully for which I am very sorry. I guess you have been looking for an answer to your last letter some time or perhaps you would rather that
I never would write any more
I am working for the company here now do not know how long I will stay down here. I hope these few lines find you well and in better spirits than when you wrote last you must

go to all the parties and just have a good time for after

while you will be like all the

rest of us, will get old. There is

not much news down here such

as there is I dont gues you

would want to hear. So I

will conclude for to night,

hoping these few lines find

all well and happy. I remain

as ever your Loving Friend.

John M. Bunker

P. S. Write soon and

please excuse this scribling

Untill I Graduate. J M B