really forming their acquaintance is concerned. They are so near us that I can enjoy their company even when I do not feel like walking far. I am moreover recoverring some of my forgotten knowledge of Botany, M. does the reading and I follow along as well as I can. If I ever have the full use of my eyes again I am determined to pursue this study for I love it more than ever. I must not omit mentioning the glorious boatrides while I enjoy nearly every pleasant day. All is well you see and the change is doing me good  00847 [in margin: [illegible] and [illegible]-sist upon my staying here until you come I think that is doubtful however but we are all looking forward to your home coming very eagerly. Farewell, Joanna] Phillips Wis. May 31, 79.Dear John Your good little letter with its dainty moss was forwarded to me here, Letters from you are always refreshing. I’m glad your cold feet season is so nearly closed, I do not wonder that so great a change from pure mountain air to heated rooms
1879 May 31
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