Mother [Ann Gilrye Muir]
- as we are glad to be informed of all your movements, and you have many friends that are always making inquiries about you – I hope you will have received tidings from your wife and friends in “Cal.” by this time, as you will not have many opportunities of receiving letters, you will have to be very patient and hope on\ All the family are in their usual health – Annie is a good part of the time in Davids store. We unite in kindest wishes for your welfare, and will hope to hear again from you ere longVery Lovingly Mother010211881 Portage July 23d 1889Dear JohnI very gladly received your welcome letter dated June 16th Plover Bay Siberia and also the one you sent from Oonalaska as well as the one you sent from San-Francisco when you started on your long voyage — I trust this expedition will be brought to a successful termination this fall as this would be a very happy relief to us all - I am very glad to know you have every thing comfortable for the trip – We wrote a week ago to Louie’ hoping she will write to us soon —
1881 Jul 23
Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25 cm.
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