Poynett Dec the 6, 1863
I have been so long in fulfilling my promise that I am almost ashamed to do it at I had my picture taken soon after I saw you but did not know where to send it till after I came home I have been at home now most seven weeks so there is little excuse for me but you must not be to hard on me as I never wrote much I have not been very well since I came home Mothers health has been poor David and his wife was here and stayed all night on their way back from Madison your aunt was here 3 weeks ago she was well then I have not seen her since there has been a good deal of excitment
going on here about the draft there has been a good many drafted but all will pay that can get hold of the money I suppose your folks are all safe I will inclose that long promised picture although It is such a horable looking thing that I hate to send it but I will rather than tell a lie I should like to have you write and let us know how all the folks are and when you intend to make us another visit I will be at home most of the winter and I would like to have you come and bring Mary and Anna with you I will add no more but remain your sincere well wisher Anna Watson
1863 Dec 6
Original letter dimensions: 19.5 x 24.0 cm
Watson, Anna, "Letter from Anna Watson to John Muir, 1863 Dec 6" (1863). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 1151.
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