Undated. "Mary" ALS to Robert C. Justis; [Wilmington, Delaware].
News of recent marriages, including an unexpected union and weddings of Justis's old friends. Death of an acquaintance by "brain fever." Discussion of local school, with largest class in its history. Local news of family members and friends. Advises Justis to return while cholera and smallpox are present in St. Louis. Sticker on verso reads: "The hope of return takes the sting from adieu."