David G. Muir


David [G. Muir]


Dan[iel H. Muir]


Portage City Wis Sep 16/71.

Dear Brother Dan

I have heard from John lately & he sent me a little money & he wrote that if you were still hard up to give you some of it We are all well Joanna is boarding with us & going to school Anna is at home We have got in our fall [illegible] a big one too. Did you join that lod[illegible] how are you getting along in the [illegible] are you [illegible] much? how is you intended? give her my respects & tell her Ill be the [illegible]iest brother in law she ever had. Trade has not

started yet but [illegible] expect to do some business this fall You know Mary is in Med[illegible] It rain hard today There is very little sickness here at present Hoping to hear favorably from you soon I am as ever Your Affectionate Bro David

[illegible] dear siter Dear Siter


Portage City, Wisc.

Date Original

1871 Sep 16


Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 02, Image 0521

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