They would like to inform them they have a girl at their house. Ganra wants them to come up and take her with them. He was sorry to hear of Alex's death. He says they are well and sends love and also asks for them to write back soon.
Postcard sent from John C. Barr in Jerseyville, IL to Charles B. Moore giving a brief overview of recent events. Mr. Barr notes a visit from a friend and the ripening of fruit plants. Two notes on the front of the card read: "Received May 8 1874" and "4th. 1 inch rain last night."