Mother [Ann Gilrye Muir]


John Muir


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[4]preserved as you have been hitherto, when in the midst of greater dangers then I know any thing of – May our heavenly father ever guard you and keep you in perfect safety at all times especially in times of trial I will be glad to hear from you when you can conveniently write – The girls join me in earnest loving wishes for your welfare. from your affectionate Mother 00730 [1] 1878 Portage 23d MarchDear John Your kind letter, containing your photo- is received for which I thank you – and the reading of your article in Scribner for Feby [in margin: 515] about your favorite bird, has given us much pleasure – and has been well received generally We have had a very mild winter indeed – rain and mud, instead of frost and snow and a great deal of very pleasant weather – We are all much pleased to know that you have at last made up your mind to come home and see us all once more, how long I have


Portage, [Wisc]

Date Original

1878 Mar 23


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 03, Image 0742

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Page 1


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