Emma [Muir]


Mary [Muir]


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[4]by this letter The Doctor is not at home this morning, and as he was not aware of the fact that I was going to write to you he has not left any orders, but perhaps this term: and have you concluded to spend next summer with us if so please write and we will have that little bed in that little room in our little house all ready for you at anytime [underlined: So come] we should be pleased to hear again [underlined: soon] from you I close With much love Emma [1] Racine Wis. Feb. 4th /74My Dear Mary Your letter was received some time ago and I would say I hasten to answer only that I fear you would call it a slow hasten. We were very glad to hear from you for it did seem so lonesome here after you left. I soon saw that precious garment of which you spoke so [eloquently?] in your letter but a few days after I chanced to observe another2


Racine [Wisc.]

Date Original

1874 Feb 4


Original letter dimensions unknown.

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File Identifier

Reel 03, Image 0027

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