Mother [Ann Gilrye Muir]
[embossed letterhead]Dear LouieI write to thank you for your kindness in sending me the "glacier" newspaper, same members of our church here. have sent a box of clothing and other things to 'Alaska,' for a number of years past, and we hear so little from them that many are delighted to see the small newspaperI hope you are all well and would be glad to hear from youAffectionately Mother01278[embossed letterhead][in margin: 541] Portage Nov. 8th. 1887.Dear JohnI gladly received your letter of Augt 7th I am sorry you feel so tired and [illegible], but will hope you are now feeling more comfortableDoes writing steadily not tire you very much I hope you are all well now_ I am glad we got moved into Davids' house as I like living here. better than any house. I have been in since I left the brick house over the school grounds
1887 Nov 8
Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25.5 cm.
Reel 05, Image 0878
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