Dear John I am glad to know your health is pretty good in the midst of your difficulties I have no doubt you will get over them all, if you are spared Margaret is a good deal better, she has received your letter but the one you sent to David Galloway is at our house yet, but I will send it the first chance. you guessed right about the [moss?]. Dan sent it. I sometimes think you will make rather an [illegible] house keeper as your experience in such matters was small before you left us, I hope you will be able to get the education you really want write often as we are always glad to hear from you from your affectionate motherplease send a letter as soon as this comes to hand to let us know that you have got the money safe D. M.00267
1861 Apr 17
Original letter dimensions: 25.0 x 19.5 cm
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