Joanna [Muir Brown]
do not quite stagnateA letter from Mary yesterday tells us that Maggie has another grandchild at Crete, we do not know whether son or daughter I must write to Maggie and to David as I am owing both letters.I do not hear anything of your present work. How are you occupied this winter?With kindest regards to your family I amAffectionatelyJoannaPortage WisJan. 13, 1897.Dear Brother John:_I was just inwardly scolding myself for not having written to you at the holiday seaon, or later, to thank you for your Christmas remembrance of us all, when along comes another kindness by way of Sarah in the form of an X bill. I do not believe I deserve any kindness from anybody, for I am becoming worse and worse about letter writing, or any expression of sentiment02218
Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 26.5 cm.
Reel 09, Image 0619
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