Maggie R. [Margaret Muir Reid]


Louie [Strentzel Muir]


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[2]his dear ones & home for so long. before coming here & since I have been reading a great many of his old letters written when at college, when in Canada & in Yosemite Valley & other places & they all breathe the same warm spirit of thoughtful loving, brotherly kindness which has always been so precious to me. I sometimes think Louie that you would like to read some of them. I hope you are in good health dear Louie & also Wanda & Helen & your dear Father and [3]Mother. I would like very much to see you all, and will always gratefully remember the pleasant winter Sister Sarah & I spent with you & your untiring kind efforts to do us good how much I would enjoy an opportunity to reciprocate but I begin to dispair of ever seeing any of you in this country but we would very much enjoy seeing you nevertheless. I expect you will be quite lonesome without John & I know how to sumpathize with you, but you will be buisy & the time will soon pass away & we will


Collyer, Kan[sas]

Date Original

1890 Jun 22


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 06, Image 0533

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Page 2


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