Mrs. Muir has been very kind to us and patient, and no one appreciates it any more than we, we really do hardly feel like asking, yet we hope you will bear with us a little longer, if I can keep well now and I have good reason to believe and sincerely hope that I will, I will yet have a chance to redeem our little home, should it turn out otherwise of course, we may then have to lose it, it would be hard, of course but we have to make the best of it. Should another operation be found necessary I know it will be a severe one, and expensive one but the last, without any doubt the doctor assures me. I do not know that anything else can be said, I would like to hear from you and hear a statement. Rest assured that we do not want to loose our home and will do our very best but you understand we have been fighting against great odds. Mrs. Petersen sends her love to Mrs. Muir and daughter and with best wishes and sincere thanks for your kindness I remain Very respectfully J. Emil Petersen
1904 Sep 19
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