8Our winter has been very severe. It has not thawed any to speak of since the middle of November. How our old friends of our university days has passed away and It will be only a short time that we will be answer the summons "come up higher" "I have prepared a place for you" what consolations the Christian has through this life and an assurance of the future. With much love to your bro. and to you I am everYoursJohn Howitt[in margin: 650]I am still living in Waukesha and our floursing mills & saw mills at Mukwonago eleven miles south of here on the Wis. Central R R. Mr. Griswold and J. N. Stewart our old friends at the university I meet quite often and very seldom we meet but we speak of the university and most especially of you as we were all interested in you Mr. Griswold is probate judge in this county and Mr. Stewart is editor on the Milwaukee Journal. While in New York I received a letter from Mr. Stewart asking me if I03338
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