on a fresh trip and may be gone till November — We have had another letter from Willis quite an in- teresting one Mr MC- was here to tea the other eve- he is as majestic as ever, we call him Prince Daniel but I suppose he will not remain many weeks long. been to church again. Katie was here to tea on Davids birthday.[in margin: [best guess Gone] to Mrs D — and May.]  July 13. 76Dear Mary mine How do you do, are you well and are you happy? How I wish I could kiss you tonight and say something good to cheer you, are you working very hard? Not too hard I trust. I hope your efforts are being prospered. How does your sew- ing progress?16 [in square box above envelope: 16][on envelope: 7/13/76 Joanna Miss Mary Muir Madison Wisconsin] Now my dear [deleted: I] what more shall I write save that our plants are doing magnificently and the Glo[illegible]ina has blossomed beautifully By the way, Mother says that you and I can have that lace vail with which to adorn some lace scarfs for you and I, I have got the netting for my one16
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