Joanna [Muir]


[Mary Muir Hand]


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[4]and sit up nights, after Sarah became over fatigued taking care of them. There has been a great deal of sickness in Town besides measles, co[illegible] families being laid up at one time, but I think the worst is past. I called on Isa Harper the other day and found her pretty well. Jessie Reid says, “Tell Auntie I want that recipe for cleaning Red gloves.” Annie says she will write in about a week Very much love from all to both of you and Willis Most Lovingly Joanna. [1][in margin: Your carpet has come it looks very well indeed considering there are thirteen [illegible]]21 Portage, Wis. Apr. 1. 1879. My good [Dearie?]: - Your letter arrived this morning, and as I was just on the point of writing to you, when from Annie’s letter I learned that you were about to write to me, and so waited, I will now answer at once. I shall be [underlined: most happy] to accept your invitation and as you are to be alone unless I come the [underlined: first] week in May, I would rather not wait for the Rev G.P. G. and although we would be glad to have Willis come, and


Portage, Wisc.

Date Original

1879 Apr 1


Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 03, Image 1036

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