Maggie R. [Margaret Muir Reid]


John Muir


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[2]the [weight?] which makes me think that something like neuralgie must have set in. The way it happened was: I had got the horse turned round & was very near the side fo the road where was quite a ditch. at that moment something frightened the horse & she bounded to the edge. & over we went.- buggy & horse was thrown too. just then a lame trampe appeared which we think had been in the long grass and frightened the horse (the lady that wrode with me escaped with a bruise on one limb, my shoulder was knocked out a little but sprung back again. I was taken home & Dan sent for. but no bones were broken & I was thankful to get off so easy.And so you have01141 [3]been to the Yosemite Valley again and Louie with you what a glorious time you must have had I hope you both feel better for your trip. and how did wee Wanda get along without her [Mamie?] I suppose she is growing fast & we would know a great different on her, give her a kiss for me I wonder if she remembers us yet. when is Louie & yourself coming to make that long looked for visit And so you have had a visit from Willis Hand he did not have time to stop as he went home we are all pretty well John is in Chicago now. he took a trip to Montana this summer to look over the cattle prospect there. Some of ou


Crete, Neb.

Date Original

1884 Sep 3


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 24.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 05, Image 0122

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Page 2


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