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Letter from John M. Bunker, St. Thomas, Nevada to Mary Etta Syphus, Panaca, Nevada





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

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man000753. 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, St. Thomas
Panaca, Nevada. (3 pp., no envelope)
Miss M. E. Syphus Panacea Nevada
to Mary Etta Syphus,
St. Thomas.
Feb 2, 1891.

Dear friend

Once more I will pen you a

few lines to inform you that

we are all alive yet. I came

home night before last from

the Canyon have been down

with the mail to-day.

Hary was all right and doing

well when I left.

George, Edd, and Edd. left here

over two weeks ago and havent

been back yet do not know

how long they will stay

Perhaps you have been looking

for a letter before this and may-

-be you wish that I would, never write any more, but I am pretty hard to get rid of if I do have poor ways. I can think of no news to write every thing is as dry as myself. I am going down to ride mail
C2 one month for Geo. BonellJ.
C erasure J(the lady) tried
to get me to take her out

for a ride the other sunday line 11
Wouldnt We Have Looked Fine.

Fannie is here now she is tolerable

well. W. E. Abbott is living

at Bunkerville now he is a

father, his wife has a baby girl

I am just about spun out

can think of no more to night

I hope you will not put off

writing as long as I, but, was

away. I was just thinking

about what Ellen was trying

to plague you about when

here and you felt so bad you

went out doors and wept.

Many Many thanks to the person

that sent the Happy New Year

for it was a very nice one.

Please excuse this for the pens

are miserable and myself to

If you can not read please return

and I will try and do better

I remain as ever

Yours Truly

J. M. Bunker

P.S. If you - write please address

at El Dorado Give my best regards

to all inquiring friends and

the same to you. Good night