Mother [Ann Gilrye Muir]


[John Muir]


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[2]Joanna and I have spent the winter here by ourselves — her health still improves and so does her eyesight, she is now able to read and sew she wishes to send her kindest regards to you and hopes you will send her the Bulletin you talked of. we would all like to see some of your writings. Mary came home at Christmas and made a visit when she went home Anna went with her and is still at Phillips. Daniel came home on the 12th of this month and spent a [3]week with us, when he left us he intended to go to Nebraska in two weeks, taking a man with him and a car load of [animals?] and other things to begin his farm with – he intended to take his own family out in the fall, he has three little girls and has named one of them for Sarah – David and his family are well, he is still tugging away in the store busy as ever. Sarah came home while Dan was home and is more like herself again they are all well — Margt. & John R & family are well he intends going to Nebraska this summer — — Your father


Portage, [Wisc]

Date Original

1880 Mar [31?]


Original letter dimensions: 15 x 25 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 04, Image 0099

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Page 2


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