Annie L. [Muir]
In the morning when I left Lincoln the [morning struck out] day promised to be fine but soon after starting changed and about 22 o'clock a snow storm set in, and we were fairly pelted with snow until vive - think of that on the 9th of May, and in Missouri.Well [illegible] to Lincoln _ I found Dan. and family well. Four bright little black-eyed girls - as happy and rosy-cheeked as you could with to see - fill the house with the clatter & glee of joyous childhood. Dan's health is much im- proved since coming to Neb.; and his practice is increasing finely now.After careful re-examination of my lungs he pronounced me much better, but says I will need lots of patience yet:I am encouraged to think how-ever, tha tI will gain very rapidly now. but do not think I will see California before fall. I find Joanna & family well. Her little girl is a great comfort & joy to [us?] all. So sunny & happy is she in disposition. Father has changed but little since I saw him [two?] years ago. He stays in his room most of the time and seems quite con -tent.Your kind March letter giving such an inviting
Kansas City, Mo.
1884 May 5
Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25.5 cm.
Reel 05, Image 0067
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