Post, Amy Kirby. Letter to Mary [?].
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are better, his head no worse, but he is
so wakeful nights that it is hard for them
both. Grace is away now, buying wool
in Ohio – Sister Sarah comes in frequently
but is not as bright as usual. I hope she will
feel better and stronger soon as the weather
gets more settled. William & Mary have
been boarding with them several weeks
while their house has been undergoing
a pretty thorough repair, and a kitchen
addition, the convention today passed
a commendatory resolution of the life
and social character of Lewis Burtis.
The vote was taken by uplifted hands, I
could not raise mine, though my heart
said "peace to his ashes," and spirit, also.
Well, Mary, I think some of these days on Earth we shall meet each other again. Oh that the distance was not so great between us, or that we had aplenty of money to spare for traveling purposes. What is going on in the west, will it go on right without thee, don't let that wick- ed man go unjustly free. Dr [Bardeen?] is now in the city. I have not seen him – all in usual health Isaac & Willie love thee - and accept abundance from Amy