Lucy Webster, R. Squire, W.F. Webster, and Alice M. Squire
 Dear friend Muir I am now seated to write you a few lines to let you know that I am well and hope these few lines will find you the same There have been a great many men enlisting and there is a great many more to go to war. I wish this war would soon end but I fear it will be a long time before [illegible] rebellion is Crushed. Mr Muir I thank you a thousand times for [thoes?] images alltho they never entered our house. W. F. Webster Dear Mr Muir I will write a few lines to you now the rest got through. I thank you very much for those presents. Those imagyes got broke the boys was playing ball and [they?] threw it through the window and hit them and broke them all to pieces but we got the bell Eddys Gilberts folks have moved down to Green County so he does not come to school this winter. A lady from Bellvile teaches our school. We have [99?] scholars. Weston and Charley came here to school this winter their Father has enlisted. I got that picture from Mrs. Heebys but it does not look much as it did for it was clean then but it is dirty now and looks real bad. They are having a singing school down to Storytown this winter Alice M SquireMr John Muir, 00347
1864 Jan 25
Original letter dimensions: 20.0 x 24.5 cm
Reel 01, Image 0626
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