February 18 1884

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 Sender: [her mother]
Sender Location: Georgetown, KY
Recipient: Mollie Burns
Recipient Location: Quincy, CA

Mon Feb 18th 1884

Dear Mollie
Wishing to send

you some Papers giving an account
of the Terible Flood in the Ohio
River, I will drop you a few lines
we are all well with the exception
of colds which are very comon
Mr Thorton Moore took Dinner with
us to day he reports all sell at home
Elbow is teaching school, Lirrie got all
ready, her and Pryants Wife some weeks
ago to come and see us and some
body come in and prevented their
coming, Mollie I see an account in
a cincinati Paper, where the Oreville
and quincy stage has been lost, it
left Oreville on the 29th of January and has
not been heard from since, although
another stage had been sent out in search
It was supposed to be burried up in a
Snow Slide, Passengers and all killed
the paper stated the snow was 10 feet
deep, coppied from a colorado Paper the
name of the stage [wou?]. I sometimes
fear my poor Boy was in it and it
may be, he now lies burried in the
snow, I try to banish such thoughts
Mary Shepard as was, and mother with
2 children was down to night and set
till bedtime, Mary looks well, and desires
to be remembered to you, we have had
another sudden and unexpected death
in our midst, Mrs Rucker was burried
on yesterday from the Lexinary the
largest funeral I ever saw and the
most pretty flowers, she was loved by
every one and always had a smile and
good word for every body, Supposed to be
Heart disease. Tom Jenkins returned
from Cincinati this morning after a
visit of several days, he says the water
is immence, and the land more so, Fannie
up yesterday our united love to all your Ma

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