[Ann G. Muir]
Dan[iel] and Emma [Muir]
[illegible] [illegible]dison and the other two [illegible] [illegible] to attend an institute - they expect to be there six weeks - [illegible] After they were all gone, your father decided to move into the brick house, near the High School So we have been here over a week. The house seems very large for us two - but it reminds me very much of our old home across the ocean - although it is not as large We would be very much pleased to have you both here when you can make it convenient - David has not been very well for some time, but feels a little better now. Last week he had another baby boy added to his family. There were a fair held in Portage last week - and Sarah brought in her white bed spread, and her colored mat -, Emma perhaps you have seen them, they were very much admired by the ladies - and she got the first premium on both Anna Galloway got the premium on ten different kinds of apples that she brought in = and George [got a premium?] on corn
1872 Sep 22
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