Mother [Ann Gilrye Muir]


John Muir


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[4]trust for the time to come Our heavenly father is strong to deliver in times of deep trial and danger – and is ever ready and willing to protect all that give there cause unto his hands I trust you will be preserved in all your goings out and all your comings in The girls all join me in earnest loving wishes for your best interests from your affectionate Mother 00794 [1] 1978 Portage May [ 16th?]Dear John Your last letter to me of March 6th was gladly received, during March Joanna wrote you a letter, and I also wrote you one, and lately we have both been anxiously waiting for a response fro you but as yet we have received none, probably your multiplicity of business has hindered you However I am happy to know by David of your welfare – your fortieth birthday was remembered with many heartfelt loving wishes for your prosperity and for your preservation in


Portage, [Wisc]

Date Original

1878 May 16


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 03, Image 0822

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Page 1


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