Mother [Ann Gilrye Muir]
 but I have not heard him say when, however I think there is no reason why you should be discouraged at all if things don't turn out just as you expect - try to make the best of them - We would all be glad to have you come home and pay us this long expected visit. I have thought lately that your clothes would need some over hauling by this time I hope you will not feel too deeply when you meet with disappointments from the world - you know that prosperity is not always best for us. You know that we are assured that all things will work together for good, to those that love, and fear god - John Reid called this afternoon and he says Margaret is not much better, she sits up a little while every day and has a hired girl to do her work - all the rest are well - I hope you will write soon to some
1861 Mar 30
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