[Ann G. Muir]
Dan[iel H. Muir]
been glad to see you – we had a very pleasant talk about old times and places, her family are all well and prosperous – John Reid has got home and is much pleased with the arrangements that were made while you were with us — Anna is still at the farm but will be home soon — I am sorry we kept your spoon and fork – but will send them some time we all join in, loving, kind, wishes. to you all. – affectionately your [underlined: Mother]
Portage Augt. 8th 1877
I hope you reached home safe and well – and found Emma and baby enjoying good health. I fancy Anita would have a good deal to tell about her numerous friends and cousins – when she got home — Your father did not get away as soon as he intended on account of the railroad strikes —
- but he left here on Monday the 30th of July – and he had the pleasure of seeing our nice new sidewalk it being finished by that time he also made me a present of four large beaks – May is still with us, she is engaged in crayoning — John Reids and Margts pictures and will do yours for me, before she leaves, if you’r are able to send us a likeness, I would like to have it done —
Joanna has been in rather a drooping condition since you were here – but feels better for two days past — could you send her some thing to help her — — — Since you where here I have constantly taken the medicine you prescribed for me – for a few days I am much better – This morning I had a call from Mrs McKaith she was much pleased to know of your visit home and would have
1877 Aug 8
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