Annie L. [Muir]


Maggie & Saharah [Muir]


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Friday Eve. Dec. 29-Dear Sisters, Maggie & Sarah:I would have written to you before but expected each day to hear that you had started for home. I am glad however that you are staying long enough to get a benefit health word, as well as in other respects. I should judge from your letters that you are in a sort of Enchanted Land. I can scarcely conceive of so delightful a sport sublunar. And I long to be there also. Maybe I shall some day, who knows. — Our Christmas Day has come and gone, with a much smaller company than usual. We had a pleasant time however and some nice presents. Mother had a very nice hanging lamp, given her by Mary


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Date Original

[ca. 1882? ] Dec 29


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 12.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 04, Image 0984

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