Daniel Muir [Father]


John Muir


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00681will do [underlined: no] more [underlined: harm] either to you or others. and then like Paul look to the Cross of Christ & glory in it. and as in the Sight of God & in Christ Jesus my only Lord & master I hereby say Amen to it. I expect my God willing to leave Portage City for Hamilton Toronto, on the last day of this month I bought a house last October there & without my family at present I mean to go in the way of gods providence to Spend All my time in His Service & wholly by His grace to glorify Him I shall be glad to hear. from you there any time I will get your letters at the post office there. We are all well your Dear Mother Sends her love to you. Your Affectionate Father in Christ Daniel MuirFor you I ever pray Portage City March 19th 1874.My very Dear John Were you as realy [underlined: happy] as my [underlined: wish] would make you you would be permanently [underlined: So]. in the [underlined: best] Sense of the word. I received yours of the 3 inst with your Slip of paper but I had read the Same thing in [deleted: a] the Wisconsin. Some days befor I got yours. & then I [underlined: wished] I had [underlined: not Seen it]. because it harried up my feelings So with another of your hair breadth escaps. had I Seen it to be [underlined: gods work] you was doing I would have felt the other way but I knew it was not God’s work. Although you Seem to think you are doing Gods Service. if it had not been Gods boundless mercy you


Portage City, [Wisc]

Date Original

1874 Mar 19


Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 22.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 03, Image 0045

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