[Joanna Muir Brown]
2I feel greatly saddened that our family circle of brothers and sisters has at last been broken Who will be the next?Annie has been a power for good in her own way and there will be great mourning amidst the poor and friendless of Portage that she has been taken from them. Maybe she has done more than any of us considering her strength and means.Ethel and Bessie were very glad to receive such nice letters fro your girls. It is hard to realize that our daughters are nearly grown up, even Bernice is almost as tall as I am, and what a blessed comfort they are; We were all greatly interested in Helen's description of scenes and experiences of the Sierra Club I think we will live to see her writing[s?] in print.
Port Norfolk, Va.
1903 Jan 22
Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 22.5 cm.
Reel 13, Image 0088
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