[Ann G. Muir]
Daniel [H. Muir]
when Joanna left home I did not expect she would be gone so long – but I am very thank -ful that she is under your kind care, and I shall not soon forget your labors of love toward her. How very thankful I am that my family land is still unbroken although separated, still all are spared, which calls for much gratitude — Your father writes that he is well and has got his new brick house finished, and thinks of letting the frame one, he still likes Hamilton much better than Portage – he has just received a second booc of books and tracts from England to distribute – — I hope you all like your new home and I hope your business is prospering abundantly Davids health is much improved lately and all the rest of us are about our usual David Galloway has sold about 50 Dollars worth of strawberries and has still plenty here this summer John is again off for a month or two to his old home on the east side of Yosemite I think I would be very happy to see you all gathered around me once more – however it is very gratifing to me to know from time to time of the welfare of you all,
1875 Jun 29
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