Annie L. [Muir]
and [applogize?] account of the searson there, when com -pared with that of which we were there [illegible] made me feel as if I wanted to tak wind im- mediately and fly to you on the wild [illegible] wind.With warmest love to your [Loni?] and little Wanda I am as ever your affectionate Annie L.Dear John:-I wonder if I can put enough into this small corner to pay for [illegible]! Well 'I con clude that the Arctic expedition has been abandoned by you for this time at least, as we have heard nothing of it, and I am glad.We are hoping to see Annie sufficiently improved this summer to be able to make the long trip to you in the Fall. Poor girl she is very far from well but the prospect is encouraging for her.We are all as usual, and are hoping to hear from you soon I [illegible] your busy time is again upon you. Yours with love, JoannaKansas City, Mo. May 5, 1884 Dear Brother John;As you see from my date, I have at last made the journey to this place, and I am [stuck out] happy to say that I accomplished it with comparative comfort.I left Maggie just one month ago today, on a bright sunny day and went to Lincoln where I stopped with Dan. until the 9th when I re- sumed my journey and reach this place the same evening _it being just a days journey-
Kansas City, Mo.
1884 May 5
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