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Diary of Cox - I Remain

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 10
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1978
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6pz56z9
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 323735
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6pz56z9

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Title Diary of Cox - I Remain
Description treat the burns, for there was none available, so we covered them with a dressing of lard and cat-tail down. It has been one long nightmare. The poor pain wracked babies have cried constantly. They are only babies, for Sarah Eleanor is under four, and Alice is less than a year and a half. We had had to keep the burns soft and change the dressings as needed, and have spent hours trying to pick the cat-tail fuzz from the wonds without hurting them. They Is it our faith and prayers--or the medicinal value of cat-tails and lard? Whatever U is we are very thankful. We all think of you constantly and count each day as it passes, knowing it brings you one day closer to home. I remain, Your loving wife Emeline Taken from a chronological list of names and dates of Frederick Walter Cox's children. Sarah Eleanor Cox Peacock, compiled by Uilber and Helen Peacock. Manti, Utah Territory Hay 1, 1865 ¦ Dear Walter, Your being so far away makes it difficult to keep you informed of what is going on here at home, however, I am taking this opportunity to inf orrn you that yours and Jermma s Cannelia, age 7 1/2, took sick and eventually died on the 28th day of Hay. Words of comfort were given at her passing but Jemima continues to grieve and will not be comforted. Emeline still suffers with her affliction, cancer of the breast. We have recently heard of a doctor in Springville who claims to have a salve that will eat the cancer out. Will is taking her there where she will stay with Uncle Edwin Whiting for as long as the treatment takes. Eleven year old Emily will go with them to care for baby Luella during that -a-
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol. 10
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 323636
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6pz56z9/323636