Jeanne Carr


Louie [Muir]


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5the lily bulbs he dug for Mrs Congar have bloomed each year and this year I counted thirty five buds and blossoms on one stalk. I believe I want to see your mother more than any one in the world except my own. Nor do I forget the ever dear father in my outlookings towards a blessed visit ere long. We are getting so used to our rough life that I do not know as we shall behave properly if we get into [illegible] homes, you do not know how little we live in doors. I have had my stove out in a grove of tall bamboos, and though we did take most of our meals inside all the rest of it has been in the open air. We have studied the Bulletin [in margin: when I think of it all. Lovingly to all Strentzels & Muirs Jeanne Carr]


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Date Original

[1881] Jun 12


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25 cm.

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Reel 04, Image 0602

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Page 3


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