Mother [Ann Gilrye Muir]
here also all four in a ring-a love-ring of steadfast old lovers around this one little love. I want to carry her to you at once, but though that may not be I feel sure that you will see her before long. In the meantime dear mother send her your love & blessing & forward this letter to father that so our little darling may have his blessing also. Louie bravely endured her sore mother pains twelve hours of them without scarce an audible groan. & has already forgotten them all in her joy.Every lovingly your son John Muir00979Martinez, California, March 27, 1881.Dear Mother,Our dear little baby has come to us, She was born just two days ago, March 25 at 2 o’clock in the afternoon, eleven months & eleven days after our marriage, and we are all very happy, father, mother, grandfather, & grandmother, & I am sure that you will join in our joy. Our darling first born is a tiny healthy happy [illegible] featured lassie not at all full & cumpish like most of the baby gorblings that I have seen. She looks about her
1881 Mar 27
Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25 cm.
Reel 04, Image 0458
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