Annie G. Reid


John Muir


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[4] Portage City Feb 24th 1873Dear uncle John it is evening and i am going to write to you it is papa birthday he is 38 years old. my birthday was the 29 of this last month I am 10 years old and Annie is 11 years old did you get any thing on Christ- mas i got lots of things and had a nice time to. i got a pair of gloves and a lace collar and a comb and a [illegible] Annie got a pair of gold earings and a silver brest pin and to a lace collars and some others little things Harrie got a book and a little kittie and some other little things and we 00649 [1] Portage City Feb 24th 1873 Dear Uncle John I am going to write to you and I would like you to write to me Uncle John did you get any things on Christmas I got a good many things I got a pair of gold earrings and a silver brespin and to lace colars and a nice card in my stocking and and all the famleys went up to Grandpapas on Christmas and had a nice time and Gandpapa went down town on Christmas and got us all a present he got Jessie and me a little doll and he gave us all a nice card he gave Hary and Willie Muir a little candies whirl he gave Hary and Willie a card to so you see we had a nice time. Jessie's birth- day has just past and she got a nice belt and a nice ribbon and that is just past a little while ago will you tell me if you got anything or and what you got I am taking Musick lesson's I haven't taking 00649


Portage City, [Wisc]

Date Original

1873 Feb 24


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 02, Image 1071

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