Annie L. [Muir]


Wanda & Helen [Muir]


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[4]I am hoping to have a letter from each of you soon. I miss the letters that used to come from you so often.please give my love to your mamma & to dear Grandma Strentzel. I have given up hoping for letters from them, but perhaps they will give me a grand surprise some day.Cordially & lovingly,Your Aunt Annie L.[1]Portage. Wis, May. 30--Dear Wanda and Helen,This is Decoration Day and I have just returned from the Court-House where the usual exercised of this day were held. We usually meet in the High School Park, but it was raining beautifully so we went to the Court-House instead.The children from our sixteen schools marched; with the Old Soldiers, the Guppy Guards, and some other orders, making a long, fine looking procession.They carried flags, and had a Brass Band with stirring06273


Portage, Wisc.

Date Original

circa [ca. 1895] May 30


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 08, Image 1019

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