[Ann Gilrye Muir]


Annie [L. Muir]


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[2]and think of the cold being 23 and 25 below zero and still we can keep warm but it requires a good deal of effort to do so I find my parlor bed room very comfortable at present we are having a visit with John Reid he looks well and comfortable and seems to enjoy meeting with his many old time friends_ Miss Curtis called and wished to be kindly remembered to you and also Mrs Parry. "Carrie' has been home for a month and is much improved in apearance she likes Drummond and the people there very much[3]she has now returned to the scene of her labors On Christmas day we had "David" and his family to dine with us, and the day was [planned?] very pleasantly_ I received some very pretty Christmas gifts, "Annie Muir" has been taking lessons in painting from "Lillie Maine" and their Parlor is being decorated with her work she paints very nicelyYou [will?] if I get out to church I have been there once in four weeks and dont get down town very often but I am satisfied to stay at home when the weather is so cold


Portage [Wisc.]

Date Original

1886 Jan 21


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 05, Image 0586

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