[Ann G. Muir]
Daniel and Emma [Muir]
Scotland to see them all and intends to spend the winter here I expect you know of the sad trial that has befallen to Joanna, in the loss of her little daughter so very unexpectedly, she is not very well yet; and Walter has had to go South on business, for which I am sorry Your father has sold his property in Hamilton, and come to Portage, now he is in Phillips with Joanna, and he intends going to Arkansas as soon as Walter is ready to take them – I wish they could have stayed nearer home — Annie is engaged all the time in Davids store their business seems to be increasing all the time, David is well at present but Katie is not as well as usualNow Daniel dear I wish you to use the Interest on the money that you have of mine in getting Christmas presents for you Emma and the children it will not be much for so many I know, but I will consider the Interest paid up until the first of January — and I hope you will have a very happy pleasant time – all of you \ I wish I could do more for you I would gladly do so \ you need not say any thing about this to anyone — hoping you will write soon and wishing Gods blessing that maketh rich and addeth no sorrow, may always rest upon your household, is the sincere wish of your affectionate Mother
1881 Nov 29
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