Joanna [Muir Brown]


[Mary Muir Hand]


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23[8]I was going to send you some flowers but I guess perhaps my envelope is full enough for this time I wish, I wish, I wish you could see the magnolia blossom fresh and pure and beautiful, Oh I cant tell you what a thrill of pleasure went over me when I saw the sweet thing, Mary I love flowers, When I come home I intend to bring a nice collection for you to see, Water is so good about bringing me specimens. Give [deleted: my] our kindest regards to Mrs Hunt and tell her we were much pleased to see the notice of her buy in the paper I hope she is well. I had a nice good letter from Mrs Turner, I must answer before she goes east. [all of heart?] sends love and love to you Mary, A kiss for the letter almost two year old, and love to Willis.[5]and I have wished that some sweet little flowers such as Scotch daisies pink and white and any sweet little flowers which you think appropriate perhaps some forget me not would be pretty and one shrub of snow d[illegible]. I would like the most white flower If without too much trouble you could plant them [on?] [illegible]we would of course gladly make returns for anything you had to send for, and I know without being told that you will like to do it if you are only well. The enclosed is the edging on one of the little [nighgowns?], and a penciling of the tucking


Jefferson, Ark.

Date Original

1882 Jun 7


Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 04, Image 0862

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Page 3


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