Joanna G. [?] Muir


John Muir


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[2] a thimble for hir but we could not get any Small enough for her the man asked us what did we want a thimble for such a little [illegible] as her Anna wanted to know if Mary and Anna went to school. where the funny thing [illegible] the top. She mint the steeple She thought when we said the high school we mint the [tagh?] Steeple of the church. a while ago Margaret and John and Anna came and Stayed two or three days with us Margarets health is not very good. we expect David home pretty 00287[3] Soon and want you come with him we would all be very glad to see you Pa is only here at dinnir as he is haveing his wheat Brought to portage they have had two or three break downs they are drawing there wheat to a new ware house at the railway Station. Sometimes I go to meeting on Sunday three times on one day we sometimes go to Presbyterian and some times the Methodist and some times the Episcapalians and I think I like the Methodist best. we begin to like to live


[Portage, Wisc]

Date Original

1862 Mar 1


Original letter dimensions: 15.5 x 20.0 cm

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Reel 01, Image 0345

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