Mother [Ann Gilrye Muir]
about myself while I am just getting well in good earnest, and when you come home I expect you’ll laugh at me if I say I have ever been sick. Annie and I have been at Fort Sealle attending a convention, which also testifies to the truth of my statement, for you know I have been so nervious that I have not wanted to see even a little company, and there I met and visited with more friend than I can count, Trusting that you are very well and with much love, I close, Joanna. 00866  Portage Oct. 1879.Dear John Your very welcome and interesting letters from Alaska have been received I expect you will find this letter at San Fran when you arrive there, about [in margin: 512] the first of Nov. Perhaps you will then, be able to say when we may expect you in Portage. Sarah has met with a very sad trial indeed in the loss of her only son. In June George was nineteen years of age [deleted: and on his birth day] and on his birthday he went with others to bathe in the Fox River and was drowned how very sad, how we all miss him
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