Joanna M[uir] Brown
We have had a pleasant winter and I think spring is close at hand- I have been able to get the fresh air most of the time and my health is gradually coming back to me so that I am very hopeful that I may have better health than ever - The girls are all as well as usual and busy as possible, Walter is too busy for his own good but perhaps it is better than not to have enough to do.I had a very short letter from Maggie - give her my love and tell her I will soon write I am so glad she is better -With love to yourself and the girls I am lovingly yoursJoanna M. BrownPort Norfolk VaMarch 8th 07 [Mar 8 '07]My dear brother John:-Your very kind letter containing the draft came safely and certainly gave me a surprise - for although I now recall your words - that you did not want any share in the money from the family estate, yet I had never thought of your turning it over to me.At first I felt as if I could scarcely accept your generosity, but upon reflection I, realized03844
Port Norfolk, Va.
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