Maggie [Margaret Muir Reid]


John Muir


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bringing about a new & better state of affairs_ it may- be for the best_ an however little we possess, when we are able to say we "owe no man anything" I shall be grateful & happy.And this world is not all.I hope this will find you all well. I am afraid from what I hear that you will be tempted to work too hard on your bookLove to Louie. and all the rest.affectionately Maggie


Crete, Neb

Date Original

1888 Feb 15


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 05, Image 0988

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Page 2


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