Mary [Muir Hand]


[John Muir]


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[in margin: Did you receive the childrens photos that Willis sent you some time ago?][4]weather I can scarcely realize that there can be so great a difference as [winter?] has always brought so many cold days for me but I rather enjoy winter up here notwithstanding the frosts.___________ We are all well - Phillips has had quite a number of cases of diptheria during the past year _ causing ten or twelve deaths._With much love to you and Louie I remain, Aff- your Sister Mary01149 [written on stationary with printed birds with nest on branch motif][1]Phillips, Wis Dec. 21. /84Dear Brother JohnIt is a very long time since I wrote to you. I scarcely know why but I feat I do not amount to much to any one as a correspondent.Thinking back I realize that I have never even written you my thanks for the beautiful present you sent me by WillisAnd another thing I realize - that is - that


Phillips, Wis

Date Original

1884 Dec 21


Original letter dimensions: 18.5 x 22 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 05, Image 0160

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