John Muir


David [Gilrye Muir]


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[in margin: Martinez 1884 Family Affairs]] 01151[1]Martinez, Dec 30, 1884Dear brother David.I wish you a good lucky & happy New Year full of hope & all the best that Heaven sends.Im very sorry to hear from time to time that Katie is not at all well & suffers a great deal How great must be always an affliction that lasts from year to year while friends can only sympathize without bringing relief from the actual pain Anna Muir too is coughing again & I feel very anxious about her, & father too is weighed down with poor health as well as years


Martinez, [Calif]

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1884 Dec 30


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25 cm.

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Reel 05, Image 0164

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