Daniels, Cora L V. Letter to Amy Kirby Post.
Page 3 way for political prominence in the state. But the rejection of his nomination for the former position by the District Judge of this state (Durell) shows how depraved the civil offices & officers have become & what a thorough cleansing they need. The truly loyal Union men have had no [cleanser?] - here - We are boarding in a pleasant highly cultured union family Mr [Simpsons'?] This gentleman & his wife have been strong serious & radical people from the first -- he was a well known merchant here when the war commenced - but secession and secessionists rendered him Bankrupt. & once he was shot and seriously wounded by a rebel. Notwithstanding all this & that they have lost every thing - he has