[Ann Gilrye Muir]


Daniel [H. Muir]


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[2][illegible] are you still at [illegible] but very busy - or have you left [illegible] altogether, if you have I hope some friend will forward this letter to you. I hope you have got the letter and paper I sent you lately - Your father is very busy indeed farming - I expect some of the girls home next week - they have been very little at home since you were here last winter - have you had a letter from John lately - I have not heard from his for a long time. I have been told he intends to extend his travels to other countries. I trust he will be protected from dangers by night and by day by a kind heavenly Father who alone can save - Margt has got a horse and[3]buggy to ride around - she thinks her health is benefitted by it - about two weeks ago she rode to Hickory Hill alone - and stayed a few days with us. The rest are all well as usual. When I last heard of them. Since the farmers have all got farm houses for themselves - they have now began to build churches. The Presbyterian church is built in their grave yard but not yet finished [illegible] [illegible] church is about to be raised on the school section not far from Smiths house - and a Baptist one near the stone school house so at last we will have churches I hope many will be brought to hear the sound of the gospel news that only [illegible] the precious [hour?] of the day of rest. I do love to hear the sound of the church going bells..


[Hickory Hill, Wisc.]

Date Original

1869 Jun 29


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Reel 02, Image 0103

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