J[oanna Muir Brown]


[Mary Muir Hand]


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[4] become settled, I have made her a cute little [illegible] and take his out in the yard every sunny day but we have not got her a buggy yet.]Father is not feeling very well, he ate pie plant a few days ago and started is bowl complaint again which with a little cold made him feel consider- ably out of order, but today he looks much better [but struck out] though he has not been up today as he says he thinks it is better for him to lie in bed. Some times he gets up every morning at five oclock and walks before breakfast and thinks we are shamefully lazy and then changes [1][in margin: I suppose I shall have to sign my name [illegible] here or you might not know who wrote the letter. I have written to Katie today too. Sister J.]27Kansas City Mo. Dear old GirlPlease do not take exception to my mode of address for I mean it to be very loving. Your nice long let- ter found me. father's also was recd and I was thrice glad to hear from you. I am so very glad too to know that you are so much better and before you may [caution?] us to gain. You may do great things in art yet if you will only take some care of yourself to say nothing of the comfort to ones over life of feeling well. Sickness is a terrible thing; Satan seemed to understand it when


Kansas City, Mo.

Date Original

[1885 May 28?]


Original letter dimensions unknown.

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File Identifier

Reel 05, Image 0254

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