Sarah M[uir] Galloway


Emma [Muir]


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[3]homework give plenty of exercise. and we enjoy seeing things look well. The shrubs and flowers were fine in the early months. One of my flower beds was bordered with english violets, which was beautiful, there were such a profusion of blossoms that their fragrance just filled that part of the yard. Do you keep as many house plants as ever? Mine fills the windows and more, they are pretty too and are a comfort to look at when all is winter out-side. We have been having a little winter this week, on Tuesday we had a snow storm all day, the wind blowing high and cold, and though this is the second day after, the ground is mostly white yet, but I think


Portage, Wisc.

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