J[oanna Muir Brown]
[Mary Muir Hand]
 borly they are so even that we can visit each in our own house as it does not [illegible]. Several ladies have called on me but it takes a long time to get acquainted in a new place particularly when one has a baby and goes as little as I do. I [stricken word] I am seldom outside the gate.You had better first keep the picture until some good opportunitye presents itself for as you say if it were [illegible] a lot it could not be replaced and as I should have it all my life I can well afford to wait.I must get [illegible] and [I?] will close, oh how I wish I could see you this Sunday evening out front imagine a kiss and hug, and a little sleft kiss from Ethel, [illegible] you send [illegible] picture of which you spoke? Tell him auntie sends him a great big kiss. Love to Willis. Remember me to Mrs. [illegible] and any other friends you like. Please semd me the pattern of that pretty little sleeveless [apron?] used to wear I am afraid I could not [pet as pretty?] aff me
Kansas City, Mo.
[1885 May 28?]
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