also invited to the Good Templars picnic to which we went for a short time long enough however to cause my eyes to ache for several days Our Sunday school had a picnic yesterday, I went up about sunset and played croquet. Henry Reid was there but managed to keep at the other end of the ground I laughed in my sleeve and cared not. We are going to have preaching now in our church. Our minister came to town this week, and is going to live in one of the cottages. He has a little wife and a little child. I am so glad we are again to be blessed with preaching I had another letter from John who says he is still pegging away at his book. Annie wonders where the letter is which you was going to write the first week after you left. Now Mary Goodbye for I do not feel that I can write another sentence. With abounding love Joanna,[in margin: What are you doing now? Is it dull in Madison now? What under the sun was that letter I forwarded to you]
1874 Jul 10
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