Joanna [Muir Brown]
(2)You cannot think how glad I am that Helens health holds out so bravely, Sometimes these delicate girls surprise everybody Bernice too is steadily gaining in health and strength, which is a source of great encouragement to me, in this time of stern problemsIt seems that the terrible war is not only destroying the youth and consuming the wealth of Europe but is also seriously effecting the prosperity of our own country. It is reported that in Philadelphia alone seventy five thousand men are out of employment, and we ourselves are feeling the blow(1)622 Hawthorne [Ave?]Richmond Va.My dear brother JohnYour letter of August was as welcome as your letters always are, and in it you told me of your six grandsons, since then Sarah has sent us the wonderful tidings of a seventh which according to scripture is a complete number, and certainly a number to be proud of But if the number should reach the proverbial twelve why that would be still more to be proud of.05889
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