[Ann G. Muir]
Dan[iel H. Muir]
Another year has passed away and we are spared to see another of your birth-days - may that blessing of the Lord that maketh rich, and addeth no sorrow be your [illegible], and may you serve him all your days - There has been several deaths about here lately - a few weeks ago Mr M[illegible] and Mr Mc[illegible]aith met - and had one of their long talks - when Mr M[illegible] took suddenly ill and died the same week - and Mr Mc[illegible]aith took the same disease on Monday last week and was buried on Saturday, and Mr Reeves was buried last Sunday - these are three of the old settlers that came about the time we did - this seems like a loud call for us to be ready -we have been expecting Anna home for a few days past - but I am glad to have Joanna at home but she is rather lonesome, she has received your letter, she received a letter from John yesterday, he is quite well, and still resides in the beautiful valley how pleased I am to think that the sun of happiness shines upon him for the present - I hope it will continue - I have just been told that Mary expects, to be home in a few weeks, we will be glad to see her, she has been absent about a year - Margt and Sarah and David M. with [all deleted] their families are all well at resent - - the weather here is intensely hot, and has been
[Hickory Hill, Wisc .?]
1870 Jun 29
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