J[oanna Muir Brown]


Mother [Ann G. Muir] Sarah [Galloway] & Annie [Muir]


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[6] [27 July 1885] in brackets in the margin of pageour lives to help her but how weak we are at such times.We telegraphed to D.C. and to Mrs. Campbell and they secured a beautiful lot for us in the cemetary and had everything in readiness, the arrival shortly after five P.M. and [illegible] depot to the palace of burial. Annie I wish you had seen Elmwood Cemetary, it is as beautiful, we will have little Gracies remains brought here some time and I trust we may all be laid beside them. I think I have told you all you would wish to know and I feel better for having written you. I will send Annie one of the little dresses as you [illegible] for something of hers. If there is anything else you would prefer, lett me. Yours with love. Joanna[3]and faith when at 6.30. A.M. she yielded her breath and her sweet little spirit went to the arms of our loving Father, oh, how I wished that my spiritual eyes could be opened that I might see the two little sisters meet in the spirit world and understand they joy and glory of this new home. I [illegible] too if David G. and Katie would be [stricken word] wait- ing to welcome my beloved little lamb. Annie I told you once that I believe I loved my sweet Minnie well22


Kansas City, Mo.

Date Original

1885 Jul 27


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Reel 05, Image 0328

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