S[arah] M[uir] Galloway


[John Muir & Louie Strentzel Muir]


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[in margin: Tell Annie I am looking for a letter from her. I am always glad to hear of Mrs. Mayer and family give my kindest regards to them also to Mr and Mrs. Strentzel S.M.G.]01217Portage, Wis Feb 1st/86Dear brother and SisterYour letter to Mother telling us that there was one more [stricken word] little one in the family to love and rejoice over reached us today and we hasten to send our congratulations.May God bless the dear baby and spare her to be a blessing and comfort to you both. How much of gladness or sorrow may come to us with just such a little life. May the gladness and happiness only be yours. I rejoice with you both. How delighted Wanda will be with her little sister and how her eyes will open with wonder at the sight of the little feet and hands and indeed at


Portage, Wis

Date Original

1886 Feb 1


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 13 cm.

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Reel 05, Image 0594

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