Annie L. Muir


John Muir


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[2] perhaps a Scotch lassie is more yeilding, or reason able, or something else-- Now all this preamble means just this As the cold weather ap proaches I find myself shrinking from [struck out word] it with [illegible]sensative- ness-I have, too, already contracted a severe cold which has re[illegible] my cough, and altho. I think it to be only temporary, still it increases my desire for a more genial climate; and this added to my great desire to see you all, and your[3] 01145wonderful country has led me to tell you all the reasons I had for relinguishing the [struck out word] trip in the first place; and I asure you that the act will, or rather does involve the laying aside of a good deal of Scotch independence not with standing the fact that you have so freely, and in so brotherly a manner told me to let you know if I needed money. The case stands thus: I have just $200.00 (Two Hundred Dollars) of my own, which I have earned[5] hardly leave here before Februrary - Now perhaps that will be just the time when you will have made your visit here and be ready to returnWill that be a safe desirable time to travel? I am exceedingly sorry to hear of your failing health. Fathers health has been very poor since the first of September.Joanna sends love to you both and Ethel sends this * kiss to Wanda- With much love to all I am as every your sister Annie L. Muir01145


Kansas City, Mo.

Date Original

1884 Nov 13


Original letter dimensions: 17 x 22.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 05, Image 0138

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Page 2


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