Maggie R.[Margaret Muir Reid]
& give my kind regards to Mrs Magee when you see herAnd now dear John. May God Ever bless & be wioth you. May His presence be very near you when away from home. [stricken word] to protect, & keep you from all danger seen. & remember. & watch over the dear ones you leave behind. will be anxious to hear from you when you have time to writeEver your affectionate Sister Marrie Reid01264.12 Crete, Neb, May 15 1887Dear JohnI had been saying to J.R. note very long before your letter arrived today, that it seemed a long time since I heard from yourself. & thought you must be very busy (& from what Sister Annie said, that you were not well. I am sorry. I hope a change will greatly benefit your health. I wish there was some mount St Elias or toher wonderful place in this direction. so the "ill wind" [had blow me guide?], and pray do not forget that health is the main object of your
1887 May 15
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