[Ann G. Muir]


Dan[iel H. Muir]


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[2]I should think you were a good deal surprised to see John at Buffalo so unexpected. I feel very sorry that he has met with such trials and losses and so many disappointments he wrote me from Indianapolis that he had got a situation there - I hope he will meet with a good home while he remains there. We are only taking one messenger this year instead of forty - and that one is sent to Scotland - that is the reason why you don't get any - but I will sometimes send you a British one - Mary has begun a sketch of the house for you she expects to have it ready for you when you come home - the log home is put up near the log stable and the log stable is now a house and they are both inhabited[3]it does seem strange to see two families living so near our well - I am happy to know by your last letter that you enjoy religion more than you ever did before, for without it we cannot be really happy any where I hope your relish for spiritual things will increase a good hope of heaven through grace will carry us through and above the trials and cares of this world, do you still attend the prayer- meetings - our meetings are much the same as when you were here - David Galloway has made up his mind to begin farming again he has been looking at several - last week he bought Madge Tiffany farm but Madge backed out -


Hickory Hill [Wisc.]

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1866 Apr 3

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