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Thayer, Sarah E. Letter to Amy Kirby Post. (1861-06-17)

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17 of June 1861
Dear Amy Thine reach’d? me in good time
and I trust the secret is in good hands so far as pub
licity is concerned My precious charge has found a
delightful change I am sure, and as far as
we [could?]she was cheerfully resigned—her pa
tience held out and her end was calm as
she desired—she seem’d to suffer with
pain thro the day and we hand
myself some [illegible] what an early
hour on the off way best for the internment so that there was
no time to inform you or others—we had a
minister (Universalist) as SJ May did not
respond to our invitation untill the 8th
when he wrote a sufficient excuse it was
perhaps as well as we had so many reasons
for our move, Dorca is yet very feeble &
our little Mary is a poor little thing I
have come here to stay—left Flo on sun
Day with Huldah[f? &?]—they both
went to Union Spring, D staid one night
I find myself able to meet the