Katie [Cairns? Muir]
Portage Wis Jan 1/85
Dear Sister Emma
I received your beautiful card on Christmas morning, for which accept my thanks; I enclose my photo which I had taken two months ago. [We are?] all well [except?] myself, Grandma Muir is quite well, Sarah almost her usual health & her girls are well also.
We are having very cold weather 11 degrees below zero today [noon?] 15 below one day last week. We heard lately of you through Maggie that you spent Thanksgiving with the ..., [illegible] well & prospering - what - blessings! May they [illegible] sometime. Remember me to the children [illegible] Katie [illegible] [Muir?]
1885 Jan 1
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Muir, Katie Cairns, "Letter from Katie [Cairns? Muir] to Emma [Muir], 1885 Jan 1." (1885). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 1586.
Reel 05, Image 0184
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