Joanna [Muir]


John Muir


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David and Daniel can sing the tune you marked and great many others besides [illegible] is a card that came to Midland Postal office for you and here is a mark for your Bible which I have sent you to remember me by. I dont know whither I am going to school this winte or not but I hope I will so I can git my head a little enlarged with something what ever it is writing or spelling or reading or arithmetic so as I can git something in to my head but they dont know anything about who is going to teach yet our folks any way is the schools commenced where you are I think I would like to live in the sity so nicely I wouldn't need to walk far in tham frosty mornings can you see the school. do you lern in the morning when ever you get your choirs is Done tell me all you do every thing you do in the morning when you get up. I often Dreem that you have come Back I have Dreemed that four or five time Mary and Anne has Dreemed that you have come home to. one I Dreemed I found you in our Bed making a nother clock and a nother time I thought I found you in the Barren menging your clock I thought you had Broake it and had Gone home to mend it and I thought when ever you got it mended you took [hell and ran and the?] [illegible] and started of agan Pa and Ma and all the rest sends their love to you I am finishing my letter on thanks giving day and Pa is away at a meeting and the boys are chopping down trees and what are you doing today * Goodbye write soon from your affectionate sister Anna 00246


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Date Original

[1860 Nov 29]


Original letter dimensions: 25.0 x 20.0 cm

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File Identifier

Reel 01, Image 0107

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Page 2


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