Sarah [Muir Galloway]
Dan[iel H. Muir]
 Mound Hill Sept 4th /70My Dear Brother Dan I have been longing for a few words from your pen for some time, and on seeing one of your old letters to day I made up my mind to sit down and [illegible] you [illegible], I have been taking a good look at your picture in my Album, and I but want the more to hear from you, Now I pray you be pleased to sit down as soon as you can find it convenient and tell me all that you are doing and all you intend to do, and so satisfy your sister Sarah. Perhaps you will be apt to say [illegible] [compliment?] Well I have been making a Bed Spread, a [mat?], and a Tidy. besides shirts [illegible]
Mound Hill [Wisc.]
1870 Sep 4
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