Daniels, Cora L V. Letter to Amy Kirby Post.
Page 4 been unable for several months to acquire any position or suitable employment at the hands of the "loyal" governor of the state. are [connetion?] [illegible] allow me to mention the presence of Miss Dostie - widow of the late Dr. Dostie - murdered in the riot of last July - she is a guest here & is dependent upon the kind hospitality of friends. A movement is on foot for the formation of a society of ladies to collect a fund to be called the Dostie fund - for her support. Mrs Simpson intended starting the matter & will do so as soon as possible but yesterday she ^Mrs S.^ rec'd the sad news of her Father's [Decace?] rendering her departure for the north necessary --