Joanna [Muir Brown]


Sister Mary [Muir Hand]


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[2]and so instead of resting I have had to go into the kitchen which has been rather up-hill work, But it has in a measure taken my mind from sadder thoughts as maybe it was for the best after all, for physical weariness is not as hard to bear as mind weariness, I used to like to be alone to think but I do not enjoy it now, I hope it may not continue [thus?]. The paragraph bible which you wished, was forgotten at the last — but Walter says he will send them to you. Ethel asked, a few days after all was over, where her grandpa was and when I told her that he had gone to heaven she


Kansas City, Mo.

Date Original

1885 Nov 7


Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 05, Image 0532

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Page 2


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