Margaret [Muir Reid]


John Muir


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April 24 Dear brother I feel some better this morning and I thought I would write to you and tell you all the news. I was glad to receive you letter and felt that I had a kind sympathizing brother I was sorrow you had such a bad time going down we are all very busy here getting in the seed (all except me) we have two hired men besides David and [Dan?] who is working here now he has two weeks vacation. the girls and Mother are all coming to before school takes up again, but I will have to stop for I am not so strong as I thought I was. Father presen -ted me with a nice little willow coack for Amie and her and I is much out of doors which is good for both. it will be a great benefit to me this summer Jim is up at the nursery every day just now I suppose you know that father has hired John for another year, so twill be a good while before we leave the old home David Galloway was over since you wrote and I gave him your letter for [Sarah?] to read. There [illegible] is a new Minister come instead of Jones. John heard him last Sunday he liked him firstrate The midland Sunday School has commenced again and Dav is chosen superintendant I guess that is about all the news, oh no more yet Mrs John Foster has got a son. I heard that John could 490 do nothing else but hold it. do you wonder. Good bye. I hope you are well and happy walking close with your God. From your affectionate Sister Margtwrite soon00292


[Jeddo, Wisc]

Date Original

[1862] Apr 24


Original letter dimensions: 31.5 x 19.5 cm

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Reel 01, Image 0373

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