Maggie R. [Margaret Muir Reid]


Louie [Strentzel Muir]


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[4]pray Heaven to "Bless & Keep 'Him & His. I would like to hear from you Louie. and your mother. I fear Wanda has forgotten me tell her I still have the letters she wrote to me when she was a little girl & would like to have a letter from her now telling me about little sister & all that interests here. Give my kind regards to your father & mother & now with much love to you all I am as EverMaggie R01442[in margin: P S Hot winds prevail again this summer 100[degrees symbol] & 105[degrees symbol] & 109[degrees symbol] in the shade with very high winds grain has to be cut for fodder. I am looking & longing for the time when God will prosper us so we will be able to pay you. & all our debts. but the debt of love & kindness I owe you & yours. I never can repay. I hope you will excuse so many blunders as I have not time to write it over M.][1]Collyer Kan June 22nd 1890My Dear Sister LouieI received Johns letter a few days ago saying in a day he would leave for Alaska to be gone for some months also I found enclosed his order for fifty dollars for which I gratefully, & earnestly, thank you both. I cannot express how much I appreciate John's uniform & thoughtful loving kindness to me now & ever. now when so buisy & on the eve of leaving


Collyer, Kan[sas]

Date Original

1890 Jun 22


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 06, Image 0531

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