Mother [Ann Gilrye Muir]
-After reading it I carried it to David so that he and Katie might read it neither of them have been very well but are now about as well as usual Annie is still in Nebraska and still an invalid – about a year ago she took cold and has been sick less or more ever since – she writes to me once a week and her last report was more favorable – she is much pleased with your kind offer but I am afraid she is unable to accept of it at present – last spring she wished very much that she could go to Cala. but could not see her way clearly at that time –A letter from Joanna tell me of her good health she says she often looks back on the years of sickness she had and feels very thankful for the health she now enjoys – and she says her father seems more satisfied then he used to be and her baby is a treasure – For the first time in my life I am quite alone – Celia G – goes to school in Portage and is with me over night – I try to keep myself very busy at home and I go out a good deal I enjoy a long walk on green hills or in woods when the weather is fine we have no snow and the roads are good now
1883 Dec 4
Original letter dimensions: 15 x 29 cm.
Reel 04, Image 1156
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