[Margaret Muir Reid]
and then looking farther at the larger complete circle of all the Muirs, & Reids & Galloways How grand it is, & how glorious would be the gathering of all the members, whether we shall come together in this world I [dinna Ken?] though it is not impossible, Ill do my best to bring it about, But anyhow I must see you soon Maggie, & Sarah & Mother & the rest of the original Muir family that used to gather about the big table at Hickory Hill & Fountain Lake. You do not seem far now. While leaving the rest of the family you were at least coming [in margin: nearer to your loving brother John.]Martinez California March 28th 1881.Dear Sister Maggie.I am sure that you will be glad to hear the extraordinary news that we have a darling baby. She came to us on the 25 at 2 o’clock in the afternoon A little less than a year since our marriage. She is a remarkably happy healthy dantyly-featured child, with brow & check, & nose & mouth & dimpled chin as finely modeled & composed as if she were already in her ripe rosy teens instead of being09274
1881 Mar 28
Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25 cm.
Reel 04, Image 0466
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