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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 [sic] to suffer with
pain thro [sic] the day and we (H and
myself - were [convinced?]) that an early
hour on the 7th was best ^for the internmentt[sic]^ 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 [sic] the 8th
when he wrote a sufficient excuse it was
perhaps as well as we had so many reasons
for our , Dorca is yet very feeble &
our little Mary is a poor little thing I
have come here to stay - left Flo on sun
Day [sic] with Huldah & Dorcas - they both
went to Union Spring, D staid [sic] one night
I find myself able to meet the