[Ann G. Muir]


Dan[ie]l [H.] Muir


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[2] Your letter to her we received last night, with the medicine – for which we are thankful – she says she will be pleased to come to Racine and see you all as soon as she feels able and one of us will come with her – She was unable to sleep last night and today has had one of those nervous prostrations which leaves her so weak and faint, and alarms me so much, [illegible] By a letter I had from your father this week the weather has been as hot where he is as here – but he is very well and very comfortable – [3] Davids health is much better, but still he thinks he will try the milk – medicine, and Margt will also try it, we all seem to like it. Now Danl about my visit to Racine I dont know what to think I told David the other day, that I thought the attempt would be something like trying to move the house, although I would be much pleased to see you all again but we must wait until Joanna feels better – How very many of the citizens of Portage are turning their faces toward Nebras[illegible], some have already


Portage [Wisc.]

Date Original

1878 Jul 21


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Reel 03, Image 0858

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