[illegible – words cut off during photographing] [in margin: 3] Emma we want her to do so awful much. All come together – Give my love to Emma and tell her to put in at least a few words in your next letter- I guess baby will give her time for that much – Annie sends love – she is recovering slowly but is not at all flourishing She sits up part of the day now – Annie Joanna says “tell Dan I received his Jan. letter and am very glad to hear that you all are so well – his prescription did its duty well, and this week I am feeling the best that I ever do” – She has been going about quite a little without her cane today – and is very cheerful and happy. Write again soon – Lovingly [illegible][in margin: Mother sends love to [underlined: all.] She is at church just now.] Portage, Wis. [in margin: ] Feb. 20./76.My dear brother Your spicy little notes come in due time and made me happy all over in the knowledge of being remembered by you. I was exceeding delighted to hear from you. Allow me to congratulate you on your [underlined: grand triumph] as a correspondent. I am only too glad to answer all your questions. As you see I am still in Portage – but in just a week tomorrow I hope to go to Madison with my pictures – I did
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