Sarah [Muir Galloway]
 and tell us what you are about and all the news you can think about and tell us when you think we will see you again I do not forget to pray for you John that He who is the strangers shield may be far more to you than all you have left behind May richest blessings fall to your share May He guide you through all the dangerous snares through which you may have to pass and keep you safe under the shadow of his wing Anna is well and does not forget who made her little wagon George is growing finely and I am pretty well too. David told me to tell you that he was grumbling on the old way he sends you his very best wishes and says when you write him he will write to you hopping we will see you soon I must chose From your very affectionate Sister Sarah Mind to write soon 00249 Dear John You know I always get [illegible]ted beside Sarah so I am here again. That day has not arrived yet [as deleted] you appear to have expected it would before your very welcome letter reached us but this is Sunday and I am left alone with little George (Sarah and David and Anna being all gone to the meeting) and he is squalling so I must stop a bit and begin again when I get him put [right?]. Now to my story again. you know when you left us we thought we would have a wedding here on the same day in the year that Sarah went off but as it happens to be Sunday we thought we would at least have it on the same day in the week that would be the Tuesday following, but as I thought it would suit better a week later we have put it off, and John we would like very very much to have you with us then we would then once more be all together. I was just thinking how different [illegible]ot be Father and Mothers
Fountain Lake [Wisc.]
 Dec 8
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