March 15th 1888.
My darling Mamma.
I have rec[eive]d no letter from you this week, so I conclude the acc[oun]ts of the "Eastern Blizzard" must be true to a certain extent, and my letter, which was due yesterday, was caught in the storm and delayed. According to the papers here you have been having a most terrible time, but we hardly know how much to believe. You remember when the Western Blizzard came in Jan. These papers published far worse accounts than the Eastern
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