Mother [Ann Gilrye Muir]
I read the newspaper clippings with much interest - - and am glad you are so much known and appreciated. I trust you will yet fill a more honorable and important position than you have yet attained to if compatible with your highest good - -The girls join me in sending you much love May God bless you and keep you, - is the sincere wish of your affectionate Mother00544  Farm 9th Nov 1871Dear John Your very welcome letters are always a scource of much pleasure to me - With my mind I often follow you in your wanderings in the valleys and on the mountains, ever praying that the Lord will comfort and protect you at all times - this summer and fall I have enjoyed a ramble in the woods very much - the trees and flowers, and plants, looked more beautiful, to me than ever before, and I took care of the garden - sowing the seeds and gathering the vegetables for the first time -
Farm [Hickory Hill ?. Wisc]
1871 Nov 9
Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25 cm.
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