Daniel [H. Muir]
4 [in margin: P.S. On behalf of the family I send thanks to Anita for her pretty cards. Tell her to be a good little girl and send me some [illegible] flowers J.]Dear brother D.Mother doubtless has said all that needs to be said but I must put in a little word of greeting. I am so glad that thus far your affairs have gone so much to your liking. I do most sincerely hope that Se[illegible] may prove a happy home to you and your dear ones and that all may be well. I wish that either you or Emma would write us soon as you become settled, we will be so anxious to know how you prosper The beauties of this vegetable kingdom are again resurrected and we are Happy, but [sleepy?] because of the warmth of the weather. With love to you all. Sister JoannaJoanna G (Muir) Brown[in margin: We were saving a small peace of the cakes fo you but now discover that it comes out missing all but this little crumb But instead send some apple blossoms which were used in decorating]Portage May 4th 1880Dear DanielYour letter and [illegible] are received – And you have got the work began on your farm which I hope will prove a success — I do hope you and Emma and the children will all realize that the change is for the better, and that your home in Lincoln will be bright and pleasant as it can be this side of time with Gods blessing ever resting
1880 May 4
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