D[avid] G[ilrye] Muir


John Muir


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01240and you could trust me [personally?] with it. I would give you eight or ten per cent for one year & could make a handsome life for myself besides & no risk. I am anxious to to make some money. so as to enable me to get out of business, as I could make very much more money at other business which would not require such constant attentionMother shows me all of your & Annie's letters. Am always glad to hear from you directly or indirectly - glad to hear that annie is improving give her my love. remember me kindly to Mrs Muir Wanda and Lily? Excuse my long delay in writing to you & believe me in true brotherly kindness your [illegible] D. G. Muir


Madison, Wis

Date Original

1886 Sep 10


Original letter dimensions: 23 x 14.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 05, Image 0694

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Page 4


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