Annie L. Muir


John Muir


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[4]I suppose you will have formed the acquaintance of your brother-in-law, Willis Hand, by this time. He is making quite an ex- tensive trip.How I wish Mary could have gone with him. But Willis has two little boys I suppose it looked impossible to them. We are all about as usual here. Father is failing, I think, alhtough he seems quite vigorous at times. Little Ethel is the pet - & comfort - of the entire family Father says she is a delightful child.Joanna & Walter send love to you all-Hoping that you are all well & happy, I am as every your Aff. sister Annie L. Muir[1]Kansas City Mo. July 5. 1884 Dear Brother John: I am happy to be able to give a more favorable report of my health this time. I think I have been improving slowly & steadily for months but only now Have I marked a point when it is plainly discernable.My voice sounds almost natural, and is much stronger. and I am able to exercise much more freely without overfatigue My cough is much less frequent:


Kansas City, Mo.

Date Original

1884 Jul 5


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25 cm.

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