[Annie L. Muir]


[Margaret Muir Reid et al.]


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[1]Portage, Wis. Apr. 27 1901Dear Maggie, Sarah, & the Rest -I enclose Maude Watson's letter, which explains itself. I returned from Poynette yesterday afternoon - It seems that Mrs. Robertson had the grip in the winter & had not been quite so strong since that time - But she kept up her work in her persevering way - Had even done some housecleaning the week before her illness began and bought a new bonnet The first, she said, since Mary's death. She went to church on Sunday the 14th - On Monday did not feel as well as usual. Was worse on Tuesday and they called Dr. [Binney?] who called it pneumonia & called the case a serious one - The family were not th[en?] alarmed - But Maude sent for her sister - Mrs. Bushnel - who came at once & took care of her house & family so that Maude could stay with Mrs. R. day & night - Mary Blackley & the neighbors helped too - Hamilton who has been in Madison all winter in a printing office happened to be at home for a few weeks - so was there too06198


Portage, Wisc.

Date Original

1901 Apr 27


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 14 cm.

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Reel 11, Image 0695

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