Mother [Ann Gilrye Muir]


John Muir


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[2][embossed letterhead]Last week we had a visit from Willis Hund he had business in Madison Mary and the family are well he is anxious to leave Phillips but has not yet decided where he will locateThe first number of the 'Glacier, has arrived dated 'Augt' Fort Wrangle' it is quite a novelty in the newspaper line, there is also a Sermon by Mr. Young on "Glacier Bay," printed in 1880 describing a beautiful sunset while you accompanied him to some desert placeThe preface is edited by 'Fannie Young' probably his wife[3][embossed letterhead]as he had gone to visit a distant tribeI espect Danl has moved into his new home, it is much larger than the one he had before and with many improve- -ments 'Emma, is very much pleased itI will be pleased to hear from you when ever it is convenientMay kind Heaven bless and ever keep you and yours is my most earnest wishAffectionately Mother'Annas letter arrived today I will write to her soon M


Portage, [Wisc]

Date Original

1887 Nov 8


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 05, Image 0880

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Page 2


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