Ann G. Muir


[Ann G. Muir]


Daniel [H. Muir]


[4] [illegible] [illegible]. I think there is much more [ilegible] here than in R. Ah[illegible]! ah[illegible]! I am considering the subject of "closing up" that dictionary. but do not "feel to [illegible]" whether to do it on St Ras[illegible] day or not. Ah[illegible]!ah[illegible] I have not yet had the courage to present that prescription to the [illegible] but feel that I must not procrastinate much longer as my [illegible] now amount to the aggregate sum of [illegible]. Ahem! Ahem David says that if you Dan & Emma come to Portage to make a visit he will favor you with a rendering of the approporiate song entitled "When the [ Kie?] comes home." Ahem! Ahem! Ahem![illegible?]

[in margin: [illegible] (Muir)]


March 17th 1875

Dear Daniel

I hope this will find you all well, and your patient still improving – I have this day received a letter from Dunbar and I do consider it my duty to send you some money – Please find enclosed a Post Office [illegible]er for thirty Dollars – I wish you would make out your bill when convenient and send it to me – as I can send you some more bye & bye – Anna got home safe and well – since she got home we have had another great snow storm and all the trains were stopped yesterday – [illegible] so you have [illegible]

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I hope you will like your new home. I suppose you have all the business you can attend to and when you get tired I hope you will come here to recruit and rest. I hope Emma and baby will be able to pay us a visit this summer it would give us such pleasure I hope Joanna will improve so that she will be able to walk out when fine weather comes. we are all in our usual health, and all unite with me in sending you all much love from you affectionate Mother

The same day, Which is “Pa’s & Ma’s” & St. Patricks Portage City, Wisconsin.

My Dear Racinians,

It [underlined: is] so, if that there Postal [ did?] look so bad, I [underlined: did] reach home inch of the road [illegible] [illegible] any injury (visible at [best?]) to either my p[illegible] or safety [illegible] I found all in usual health with the except- tion of John Reid Jn. who was quite sick last week but is now convalescent. ahem! I went [illegible] [illegible] the country on Monday to visit my Caledonian friends and was [illegible] staid, returning only

3. This letter from Annie is written on p. 3 & 4 of letter from “Mother” to “Dear Daniel” Mar. 17, 1875


[Portage, Wisc.]

Date Original

1875 Mar 17


Original letter dimensions unknown.

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