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Dec 10

Belle’s Box – 82

This entry is part 84 of 342 in the series Belle's Box

Read about this series of posts, regarding items in a box originally owned by Belle (Lamunion) Fellows Tinker here. The cast of characters is located here. And, there is an accounting of people about whom I have little information here.

Though Madame Hen
will claim the all,
Sir Bunny says, I lay
The pretty colored
Easter eggs
You have on
Easter Day.

82f

82b

There is no stamp, postmark or address on this card, it must have been in an envelope or package.

White Cloud Mich Mar? 30-20
Bell I receved card & thank you.
I was srow to hear you had bin sick
how is the Rest of the family

How are all the rest
we air all abel to ???
When air you coming Down
??? times have thought of all you
of But I dont
hear from any
off you very much.
Emley went through
hear Both wayes
& Did not stop off

Lib Don’t Even
write I was so well
Pleased when I got
your card
J H Murray & family

John H. Murray was the husband of Belle’s sister, Mary Ann Lamunion/Lamunyon. Marry Ann died in 1899, according to a transcription from a family bible. Apparently the Lamunions didn’t have a lot to do with John Henry Murray after her death, or perhaps he believed they didn’t . Murray died in 1922, leaving three daughters. I’m not sure what happened to the couple’s first born son, William H. Murray, 1875-?. In this communication, John referred to two of Belle’s sisters, Elizabeth “Lib”, and Emily.

There are many cards in the Belle’s collection from the Murray daughters, Etta, Ina and Eliza, and some from Fred Puff, a son of Eliza.

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