[on envelope: Joanna 4/18/74 Miss Mary Muir, Madison, Wisconsin][circled: 11] Racine, Wis. Apr 18, 1874.Dear Mary, Your poetical article arrived in due time and I doubt not would reach Oshkosh in season. I am most heart- ily thankful to you for your faithfulness after all my nervousness & poutiness, but we all knew a long time ago that you was a jewel of the first water. I did not write sooner because I wished to tell you when to expect
1874 Apr 18
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