Joanna [Muir Brown]


John Muir


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[4]him against his will we would not have a moments peace. If he would board in some kind family it would not be quite so bad, but this he will not consent to as he says he will not be bothered with other peoples family regulations, he must have his own way about every thing or he is unhappy. Walter says we almost ought to go and live in Hamilton for the sake of taking care of him but that is impossible at present and I never knew anything so dreadfully perplexing.[1][in margin: we will hope to hear from you very soon, I suppose you rec'd our other letters. Affectionately Joanna]Jefferson Ark. Apr. 22. ‘82Dear John:-Walter and I are in real perplexity and I feel like writing to you about it thinking you may be able to offer some suggestion. Father, although entirely satisfied with this climate and surroundings, has become restless once more and expresses his wish to return to Canada. Now what can


Jefferson, Ark.

Date Original

1882 Apr 22


Original letter dimensions: 17 x 23 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 04, Image 0814

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