Sarah [Muir Galloway]


John Muir


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[4]to commence her winter school last Saturday, she will be less than five miles out of twon, so so we may see her often. Celia is teaching the Grammar depart -ment of the Lomach school about sixty miles from here, she has nearly 60 scholars, so you may be sure she has enough to keep her busy. We were all glad to see Annie so much better than she left us, still she does not seem to be very strong, she has gone to the country for a f4w days. I wish you all could have been with us in the summer when Joanna & Mary were here, Do you think we will ever get together again? we seem to be scattered to the [farm?] winds. Mother and Davids folks are well. With much love to all from Sarah.Portage, Wis. Octr 18th /88Dear brother JohnIt is a long time since I have heard from you, longer than usual I think, but then I remember how exceedingly busy you must be and so I write again for Sarah to thank you and Louie again for the beautiful pictures of the dear little girls whose faces are sweet enough for any number of kisses, and so bright and charming that I do not wonder you are proud of them. long may they be a blessing and comfort to you both. I was very glad that you were


Portage Wis

Date Original

1888 Oct 18


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25.5 cm.

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Reel 05, Image 1188

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