Brother [Daniel H. Muir]


Sister [Mary Muir Hand]


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[4]to continue in the care and necessary labor of living on a farm, and if they move into a town they might as well move into Phillips if it suits them as anywhere else.My news has run out and I can not write anything else that will interest you so I will close by asking you to write to sometime to Your youngest Brother. [1] Rocky [illegible] Wis Dec 29/78.Dear Sister. I do not kiss a [illegible ; blackened out] have been somewhat tardy [illegible ; blackened out] execution of my pro[illegible ; blackened out] to you but I will try to [illegible ; blackened out] rectify my tardiness by the [illegible] [ of views.?] First of all I wish you a very “Happy New Year” and hope that you spent a very “Merry Christmas” [illegible ; blackened out] Our Christmas here at home was quite merry though with [ not?] very much of es[illegible ; blackened out] [ spirit it at home by ourselves?] with a a oyster supper in the evening. At present we are enjoying


Rocky Run, Wisc.

Date Original

1878 Dec 29


Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 03, Image 0960

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