Mary [Muir Hand]


John Muir & Louie [Strentzel Muir]


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[4]Thus far we have had a very pleasant winter at present it is very mild The snow melts some every day — Our boy sends his cousin Wanda a kiss – so he says – He is getting to be as full of pranks as the day is long — We both join in love and good wishes to you —,Affectionately, Sister Mary.01092[1][Phillips?], Wis. Dec, 24/82—John and Louie,Dear brother & Sister We wish you a “Merry Christmas” Perhaps the wish may reach you in season – although this letter may not find you until nearer “New Years” May the year be a happy one to you both, and in it may your darling Wanda develop more and more in all the graces that make her sweet and pleasing — — — My big-sisters write me that there is a


Phillips, Wis

Date Original

1882 Dec 24


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 04, Image 0980

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