Joanna [Muir]


Mary [Muir]


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[4] (19th)but if you have an oppor. to send you can guess about as well as I. I [underlined: do] wish you and [Mary?] would see if any thing can be done to the overskirt of my white dress. I hate that tucking in front and it is too long on the sides I think. The sleeves are funny but theyl do. Dear Annie never think you are wasting time when you write to me even if I don’t write they are highly [prized?] and its [underlined: awful] hard for me to write. The Dr only has to take one arm now when I walk. [Birdie?] appreciated her kisses and says she will send her picture Most lovingly Joanna [1][in margin: Dear girls I love you both with all my heart.][in margin: Old Billing is sold.] Racine Wis. Apr. 17.Dear Mary Your letter so full of loving kindness, has been doing me good ever since I read it for it, and Annie’s letters, my graham pudding, the electric, battery and [underlined: sich], have so far cured me that I am sitting in a straight backed chair by the centre table to write instead of lying abed and furthur more I can do some pretty respectable walking18


Racine Wisc.

Date Original

[1874 ?] Apr 17-19


Original letter dimensions unknown.

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File Identifier

Reel 03, Image 0051

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