[Ann Gilrye Muir]
Daniel [H. Muir]
it brings to my remembrance so much of my youthful days - among the first things I can remember is going to church and the bell ringing and our family was so large we [illegible] two long pews. but all the them have gone into eternity - but my sister and myself - my prayer is that we may be found ready when the Lord is pleased to call us home Now Danl I hope you will write soon, as soon as you can - and may the choicest of [heaven?] blessings rest upon you - and may you yet see many happy birth days - and at last find glory everlasting is the sincere prayer of your affectionate mother  June 29th 1869Daniel Dear This being your birthday, my mind and heart turns toward you with much affection - not [illegible] with anxiety for your welfare - it seems so long since I had a letter from you, - Two weeks ago I had an opportunity of enquir- ing about you in Portage but they told me they had not heard any thing of you lately. I have since been more anxious to hear from you. - sometimes I think you must have got fever again this summer - if so will you tray to get home. I would be glad to see you, and take care of you - you know I would spare not pains for you comfort.
[Hickory Hill, Wisc.]
1869 Jun 29
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