[Ann G. Muir]
Dan[iel H. Muir]
Portage April 28th 1887
I gladly received your April letters telling us you were all well and busy as ever_ I hope you will succeed in having a pleasant and suitable home built that will give you all much satisfaction
Two weeks ago we moved into a smaller house on 'West Cooke Street'_ I have only two rooms, but I like them much better than those I had before.
We had fine weather for a week when we moved
but since the weather is cold with showers of snow that soon melt
We have not got any nearer to either ["Hirte or Market"?] still I walked to church but Sabbath day.
David has this week brought a very gentle horse and a new Carriage_ I rode in it yesterday for the fist time. His daughter Annie and I rode up to 'Prospect Hill' and many other places.
Mary pained a picture of her baby when she was seven months old and sent it to me, in a very handsome frame. and now it hands in my parlor
I am much pleased to think that Emma and the children will be able to make us "Portage folks" a visit this summer. I hope nothing will occur to be a hindrance to their coming.
Portage still grows a good many new houses will be built this summer
My best wishes are with Emma and the children with a good share for your self.
1887 Apr 28
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Muir, Ann G., "Letter from [Ann G. Muir] to Dan[iel H. Muir], 1887 Apr 28." (1887). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 1715.
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