Maggie [Margaret Muir Reid]
a few miles from home & Johnnie is helping his father & May helps me. Johnnie likes it here he is so fond of animals & pets. May thinks it very lonesome there is no house in sight there was one but it has been drawn off as many are leaving. The oldest settlers selling out, or now & again & the homesteaders most all go as they 'prove up.' I suppose you are still very busy shipping grapes & writing too. I hope you are all well. We are all about as usual I have been morenervous lately. Winter will soon be upon us it is quite cold & frosty today love to all write a few lines when you canYours as alwaysMaggie
1890 Nov 2
Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25 cm.
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