[Sarah Muir Galloway]


John Muir


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[4]telling what little I knew and gave your San Francisco address so you may hear from some of them Dont you think I am getting to be quite a traveler, I was actually at Racine in the fall, Sister Annie was going so I had company. Dan and Emma showed us around the City and did every thing to make our visit as pleasant as possible They have a very pleasant home in the most beautiful street of the City, the greatest attraction about the place for me was the [underlined: Lake] the roar and dash of the waters was delightful, then as far as the eye could reach 00832 [1]Port Hope Feb. 16th 1879 My Dear Brother John I feel that I must write to you to-day, I am so anxious to hear from you. Your last letter I find is dated [underlined: thanks giving eve] /77 just after your hungry days among the mountains, Anna and I have written at different times since then, but perhaps you have not received [deleted: them] our letters. I read two of your articles in Scribner lately, why John I should think that by this time you would have forgotten all about [underlined: Craigie -Lee] and [underlined: Bonnie Doon], I do not wonder the Squirrel sat still to listen


Port Hope

Date Original

1879 Feb 16


Original letter dimensions: 16 x 21.5 cm.

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Reel 03, Image 0998

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