Mother [Ann Gilrye Muir]


John Muir


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[4]David Muir is very kind always gets my wood for me, and assists me in more ways than I can tell of I hope you will not think of me as lonesome, as I daily feel that I am loaded with benefits and blessings far beyond what I deserve And now dear John ever consider that my best wishes are with you and your dear wife and daughterAffectionately Mother01119[1]Box 356Portage Dec 4th 1883Dear JohnI gladly received your letter of Oct telling us of the welfare of yourself and family – I can think of the pleasure and happiness you have in your dear little daughter – and sincerely hope that she will be spared as a comfort to all concerned – What a very busy –time you must have all the year round – but I hope you are now enjoying a leisure time [deleted: now] A few days ago I received a copy of the Book on the “Corwins” trip to the “Arctic Regions” it is very interesting I thank you for it very much –


Portage, [Wis]

Date Original

1883 Dec 4


Original letter dimensions: 15 x 29 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 04, Image 1154

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