Mary [Muir Hand]
00908 My dear Far-away Brother,Did you not receive any of my last letters. I judge not , as I have rec’d no answer from you. Perhaps you did not know where to find me. If so, here I am up among the pine woods and stumps, in Phillips. Write to me soon and I will then write you another long letter, seasoned thoroughly this time with the “P[illegible]” We were all delighted as well as relieved to hear from you again after your long silence. Glad to know that your rather hazardous trip had proved both a success and a pleasure to you. Your Affect. Sister AnniePhillips Wis. Apr. 19. /80.My dear Brother“Highland Mary” received your letter most gladly. It is so long since I had heard from you directly that I began to think that my letters to you had been lost. It will be a happy day indeed for us – when we see your dear good self coming to us – and I trust that the “downright Scotch persistence” and persuasion here – will prevail upon you to make us quite a visitation. You ask me
1880 Apr 19
Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25 cm.
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