[Ann Gilrye. Muir]
married and settled in London Perhaps you will not any more engage in those dangerous enterprises in the mountains as you have so much writing to do – and the oftener you deliver a lecture the work will become easier to you We have had an unsually fine open winter we have had no snow and no sleighing thus far some think that we may have snow enough yet — Mary and Annie and Joanna join me in sending our best wishes for your comfort and happiness — I trust that where ever you may be, you will ever be shadowed and sheltered under the wings of Love and Mercy very affectionately Your Mother 00733  Portage Feb. 28th 1876Dear John [in margin: 513] I have just received you third very welcome and interesting letter. I am thankful that your health is so good at present especially as you have suffered so many hardships and fatigue on the mountains — I trust you will yet see the day that will start you for home once more – those newspaper slips are very interesting. I am much pleased with your success as a lecturer, indeed we are all interested in every thing connected with you. I thank you much for all your kind attentions to me — We have had rather a tedious time lately — Anna was taken with Pleurisy five —
1876 Feb 28
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