J[oanna Muir Brown]


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


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date in brackets [27 July 1885][4]enough to be willing to see her go out of this world of sorrow into the [illegible]sunshine of God's presence where there are no tears but when the time came all my loneliness, all my self- ishness cried out and it seemed that I could not let her got but I almsot knew [illegible] the ?] that she must for I [illegible]a hundred times to ask for her life but always came away with the same [5]weight in my heart and the words 'thy will be done on my lips.How can I ever learn to do without her, how can I ever learn to do without her?[illegible]for the time to come when we shall all meet in that happy land.During nearly all of her sickness she seemed to realize everything and with her [illegible] eyes looked appealingly at her papa and at me, we would have given


Kansas City, Mo.

Date Original

1885 Jul 27


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File Identifier

Reel 05, Image 0330

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Page 4


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