Mary Muir


John Muir


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Dear John Nov. 24th I thought I might as well write a few lines to you as not as I am not going any place this sunday I hope you are well we are all well. the ground is all covered with snow today which is a sure sign that winter is coming on. where abouts is your school is it neer Davids we do not know whither there is going to be any school in our district this win -ter or not. last Tuseday there was a little girl came to live with Margaret and her name is Anne Reid and she is your little Niece I have never seen her yet. I think I would like very much to see you and David again. there is not much new if I were in a city I would find plenty to write to you. I wish you would write a long letter to me full of news but I suppose you have not so much time as we would think I know David used to think you would have plenty time to write but now he says he had as much time in harvest to write as he has now. I suppose I must leve some room for Mary I will send a picture of the house when I was drawing it I was sitting out at the north end of the corn crib I will have to come to a close now. I cannot write to David till he sends his address I suppose it will not be the same now write as soon as you can. Iam your afectionate sister Anne Muir


[Hickory Hill, Wisc.]

Date Original

[1861 Nov 24]


Original letter dimensions: 24.5 x 19.0 cm

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