[Joanna Muir Brown]


[John Muir]


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[2]to Mary, never dreaming that the end was so near as she, Mrs Edwards I mean, did not indicate that there was immediate danger - Then the Sunday after the funeral, which took place on Saturday; this same friend wrote to me again telling what she could of Annie's first sickness and of her last days, also sending me a little box of flowers and a paper with obituary notice, I feel very grateful to her for her kindness to Annie and also to myself, The most of her letter is so similar to that of Mary's, which I enclose[3]to you, that I have decided to send only quotations from her's, which are as follows - She says "Last Monday - the 12th- Annie asked me to write to you and ask you to pray for her, she said I know little Bernice is always praying for Auntie. I love my sisters and I wish Mary and Joanna were here, O! I wish they were here I am glad Dan is coming he love me, and he will take me in his big strong arms and make me so comfortable', She said many more things which


Port Norfolk, Va.

Date Original

1903 Feb 1


Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 28 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 13, Image 0160

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Page 2


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