Joanna [Muir]


Mary [Muir]


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[3]Now shall I tell about myself. I think you would see quite a considerable difference in me were you here, for I am really a good deal better and most of the time am quite encouraged I have been out at Sarah’s a second time and enjoyed it more than ever as I was feeling better, By resting a few times I walked clear to the other side of the sheep pasture, down where the well[envelope covers text] Also to the mo[envelope covers text] [4] 14thSarah has been in [ envelope covers text: to-?] day and Annie just returned from a weeks fruit [envelope covers text] ning as we have fresh supply. Sarah would like to hear from you. We had a letter from John with a new picture of him- self. It is a side view and is perfect ly handsome. he looks noble, he has just started [6]and shall wear it as it is, until I can have it trimmed. Now Mary please write to me soon and tell me all that is in thine heart Mother sends her love, (Father is quite pleasant) Most affectionately & devotedly your sister Joanna.[back of envelope]


[Portage, Wisc.]

Date Original

1876 Jul 13,14


Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 03, Image 0443

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Page 2


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