[Ann G. Muir]
Thanks for the beautiful Views of the Valley and surroundings you so kindly sent me. I like them very much – and they have been much admired by other – So you are a staid home body now – with a good many cares – and a great many comforts – Do you not some times wish for an opportunity to climb to some mountain top – where you have not yet been – David still continues to spend his life in that store with seldom a days vacation and not always quite well and his wifes health is not very good either – Carrie is teaching this year for the first time –Annie is again engaged in the store – she likes that kind of work much better than teaching We are having a very cold backward spring which causes the farmers to complain not a little – but we have not been visited with any very severe storm such as have swept over many places arround us – It seems a long time – since I have had a letter from you – but will hope to hear from you soon With much love to you dear John, and to your wife and little DaughterI am sincerely yours Mother
1883 May 23
Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25 cm.
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