Sarah [Muir Galloway]


Daniel [H. Muir]


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[2]six oclock and works untiringly the day long. He has bought forty sheep from Daniel and seems much pleased with the idea of having them to care for. I do not see how he can undergo so much fatigue, and feel as if this way of doing must stop before a great while but he does not seem to to see it in that light. I suppose you know where all of the girls are and how they are getting along. I had a letter from Mary. She seems to be enjoying herself first rate. I trust she will be able to get a thorough knowledge of the be[illegible]ches she has so set her mind upon and that she will [receive?] as much profit from them as she expects. She has some obstacles to surmount but I trust will come out brightly in the end. I have had no letter from Annie yet but expect to hear from her soon. I presume you have heard about the terrible outages that have been perpetrated in [3]Portage just think of it Dan - all of this to have happened so near us. Joanna is boarding at Bradley's. I do not think she would be able to enjoy herself much for some days. I understand that Abraham Spain is going to [illegible] Mr Bradley and some others to give an account of themselves but whither he will be able to make anything out of it or not I do not know. So Dan you are realy going off to the medical school, well my dear brother I trust you will study your business so thoroughly that when you come out as Dr D. [H.?] Muir such poor mortals as I may be able to come to you with confidence trusting that with your profound knowledge you will be able to give us something that will [illegible] to our comfort. I hope you will be quick about it too fore I have been feeling my need of advise from such a personage very much this fall. When you begin


Mound Hill [Wisc.]

Date Original

1869 Oct 3


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Reel 02, Image 0155

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