Mary [Muir Hand]
we have failed to see you as we had hoped Are we all to be dis- appointed or will you come unannounced? _ Or do you fear the cold weather _ _ I long to see you and shall keep on hoping that a glad time will finally come that will bring you to us or us to you.A letter from Annie informed me that you were not feeling well_ I trust you are well [illegible] this. And how is your little Wanda? I should like to make the acquaintance of your dear ones. Will that pleasure ever come?The holidays are close by again and with all a sisters love I send you greetings.The winter has been quite severe [It?] is not cold at present but last week it was very very cold [then?] and eight or ten inches of snow. Snow came before the ground was much frozen so there is little or no [frost?] in ground. [illegible] you are having pleasant
1884 Dec 21
Original letter dimensions: 18.5 x 22 cm.
Reel 05, Image 0162
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