Well I recon it was best but it is hard to heare
I wish you all were here now
T. B. McCurdy
NOTE: The letter above is typed by Sandra (Nipper) Ratledge as true to the original in spelling, punctuation, and organization as possible. Many thanks to Cousin David Stiles of Athens, McMinn CO, TN for sharing his copy of this old letter with us! Thomas Benton McCurdy is buried in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Monroe CO, TN along with his parents and other relatives. Rand, to whom this letter is addressed, is Miranda (McCurdy) Scroggs, daughter of Thomas Benton McCurdy.
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