David [Muir]


John Muir


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3 [letterhead]Money & lately we have had worse times than usual, but the last fall & winter cow’s [illegible] My folks are pretty well now I enclose pictures of Willie & [ Johni?] our youngest two ‘My family are [underlined: all] at School Johnie is 5 ½ years old & a jolly chap, he is although he looks sober in the picture. Father is reported very healthy & contented in Canada Mother Mary & Annie are well Saw most of them yesterday Joanna had a bad week last week poor girl She has been pretty well all winter & looking well most of the time. She needs lots of patience[in margin: 00782]


Portage, Wis

Date Original

1878 Apr 2


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 14 cm.

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Reel 03, Image 0758

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