[Ann G. Muir]


Daniel [H. Muir]


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[2]every thing he possessed in Marquite [Co?] by Auction - he is now busy distributing bills of sale - the sale to take place on Tuesday - 5th of March- he wishes to keep some of our best furniture but nothing more - only think the farm to be sold by Auction - he says he cannot decide, on where he will go, or what he will do, until after sale day is over, perhaps we may not move after all - I presume you have been told about the man that came to our house, and told us he had left John on the 2 of Jany. - for nine days we listened to lectures about John and the [3] Yosemite valley - when Sarah received a letter from John dated 17th Jany. which led us to believe he was an imposter so we got rid of him as quietly and quickly as possible - I suspected him the second day of his visit and told Anna of it - but she reproved me so sharply that I tried to think I was wrong but never could - your father has a letter from Mary about 2 weeks ago, she is in good health and spirits, and likes her studies - Joanna will get through with her school in a fortnight. I expect a short visit from her - today- the rest of the -


[Hickory Hill, Wisc.]

Date Original

1872 Feb 26


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Reel 02, Image 0707

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