[Ann Gilrye Muir]
Daniel [H. Muir]
there has been a good many - [strangers?] here lately - your Father has got the farm this year, and he is busy plow- ing and grubbing and pulling stumps and doing it all himself so far - he talks of hiring one or two choppers through the winter, he says he feels strong and healthy and appears to be so - All the girls have left home and your Father has hired a girl to do the work - Joanna and Anna is attending the school in Portage, Mary has been with Margt. for a few weeks - she has been very sick - but she is getting better. Mary was here for a week visiting - I think youwill say with me these are great changes. I feel them to be so - we are apt to forget that we live in a world of changes but time brings changes to all - and so we may expect greater changes still - I trust when the last great change comes - we will be found among those that have their lamps trimmed and oil in their vessels with their lamps Dear Danl let us be in earnest, about the salvation of our souls, while the day of grace lasts - I have not seen Sarah for some time, but I believe they are all well I expect to see them all in a few days - the girls are
[Hickory Hill, Wisc.]
1868 Oct 18
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