Joanna [Muir Brown]


Sister Mary [Muir Hand]


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(3)joyfully said – “[Minnie?] would be glad to see grandpa she be lonesome without us,” and I could not but take comfort in the thought The cool weather has seemed to instill new life into Ethel, she has been steadily gaining in weight strength and vigor ever since she had such a cold and has improved in conduct about as she has in spirits. She talks nearly every day about Howard and [Wheler?] and seems to forget that she ever was naughty to them. Mary I hope you will not be long in writing to me as I shall not feel satisfied until I hear from you. With regards to [Willis?]. I am as ever your affectionate sisterJoanna28


Kansas City, Mo.

Date Original

1885 Nov 7


Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 05, Image 0534

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Page 3


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