Joanna [Muir Brown]


[John Muir]


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(2)all hastening on toward old age and it takes things of real value to interest us.We are all so glad to hear of Helens returning health and that although Wanda is married that she is still with you, and to remain near you even when she and her husband remove to a home of their own - This certainly is as it should be when the family is so small.If only we could run in some times to see you all to cheer and be[3]cheered, it would add to our pleasure, would it not?I am very sorry that poor Maggie has had grippe again she seems to have more than her share of ill health, but she has lived her life patiently and well.I am certainly appreciating my improved health and am hoping for still better. I am still gaining since our return home, but Walter took a terrible cold just about that time and has been far from well ever since, he keeps at his work but I feel anxious about him, for he coughs


Port Norfolk, Va.

Date Original

1907-01-11 00:00


Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 26 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 16, Image 0541

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