Maquoketa, Jackson County, Iowa
December 5, 1885
Bellevue is pretty well fixed for clergymen for a small town, though there doubtless is missionary work enough for all to do and more. The pastors of Bellevue are: St. Josephs Catholic Church, Rev. Father Bies; Presbyterian Church, Rev. Barnard; Lutheran Church, Rev. Lenz; M. E. Church, Rev. Cook; Congregational Church, Rev. Chapple; Episcopal Church, Rev. Cowell.
[Transcribed by K.W., December 2009]