Sarah M[uir] Galloway
seemed happy and hopeful. The season here has been very cook, but lately we are having lots of rain and the weather is very warm now, warm enough, to make us feel tired and stupid. but things are growing finely. In a letter David wrote to Annie some time since he said that Carrie and her two boys were with him, also that they were expecting Anne and perhaps Mary. so you will have lots of company this summer, and how much they will enjoy their visit. I received a Harpers Weekly a few days since, which I thought you had sent, many thanks for it. I have read your article on the "National Parks and Forest Reservations" and see that it has to one continued fight for their preservationPortage, WisJune 10 /97Dear brother JohnI have been a long time in thanking you for your added kindness. Annie handed me your share of the money she received from Scotland last summer, for which I now send you many thanks, also for your own kind thought of me. I was very sorry indeed to hear that you had been ill so long I fondly hope that you are now in your usual health again. But Grippe often leaves bad effects, as I have found to my sorrow, that it takes some time to overcomeYou will probably have heard that Joanna started at the appointed time for the East02307but to you, and others who have seen and appreciated their wonderful value and grandeur it will seem well worth the continued vigilance necessary for their care and keeping.In regard to our moving matters, Annie and I called upon Mr Rodgers and he kindly said that if anything suitable turned up he would let us know, in the meantime I put part of mine in one of the Banks and part in the other, and that is all that can be done at present. Mr [Gowran?] of the National Bank said that they sometimes had a good chance on Mortgages and as their Banks were prohibited from investing in investments of that kind, he might see a
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