[Ann G. Muir]
Dan[iel] and Emma [Muir]
but it is now much better and she is about as usual – John R. and [illegible]oster has again embarked in the wool trade he would much rather go west but don’t see his way clear at this time Joanna has had a sick nervous time, but is much better, and is out in the yard, nearly all day enjoying this fine weather she intends writing to you soon. Your fathers health is quite good at present, he was much pleased to think you returned an answer, to the letter he wrote you, so soon, he seems to think he has a great deal of work on hand –  Sunday before last I had the great pleasure of hearing two ministers preach that came from Scotland two months ago – they were sent by [ them?] Presbytery to attend some meetings in Tennesee, but having friends in Portage they spent a few days here it did my heart good to hear again the kind of sermon I used to hear long ago – the first hymn that was sung was, O God of [ Bethel?], and the same tune was sung that I had heard hundreds of times In my early days – one of them preached in the morning and the other in the evening – One of them has a church in Kilmarnock and the other has
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