Mother [Ann Gilrye Muir]


[John Muir]


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[4]is still living at Hamilton he writes home quite frequently telling us how well and happy he is – although still lame. April will bring around another birth day for you [Dear?] John what need we have to improve the precious moments as they carry us down the stream of time. I hope you are well and I am still hoping to meet you again on the shores of time Will be glad to hear from you Wishing you much happiness with tenderest love from Mother00897[1]Portage March 31 1880Dear JohnI very gladly received your letter of arrival in San Fran — I had feared that some evil had befallen you in that land of many dangers, as you were long in writing than usual, but our ever faithful and covenant-keeping God has preserved you in midst of many trials and dangers, and even gave you many friends that showed you no little kindness, although you were in a land of strangers, how much we have to be thankful for,


Portage, [Wisc]

Date Original

1880 Mar [31?]


Original letter dimensions: 15 x 25 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 04, Image 0097

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