Mother [Ann Gilrye Muir]
_ so that not a great deal of out doors work has yet been done _ Probably you know that Annie has arrived at "K-C" I do hope all those changes of climate will have the effect of restoring her to health and it will with Gods blessing[s?] I think that before very long she intends making you a visit at your homeI expect Mary and her two boys will make me a visit next month and that will be a good change as well [will changed to well] as a pleasureYesterday David made me his usual visit _ he generally comes every Sunday _ he is the only visitor I expect on that day - his family are in their usual healthI expect Sarah will have informed you about David Galloways health _ he comes to Portage sometimes twise in a [winter?] but he is not allowed to e the driver so Sarah or Annie accompanies him _ he wished to sell his farm and has been offered three thousand - dollars for it cash down but of course he thinks that not near enough _ some are advising him to keep it _ as there is a good home on it and a good orchard and let the land to some of the neighbors_ so we dont yet know what he will decide to do his father lives in Portage and looks well and active
1884 Apr 21
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