John Reid


John Muir


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[in margin: Sarah suffer as she has no other way of getting any thing as regards the horse [illegible] & what I [illegible] thro this last year there is no [illegible] of saying anything about it. hoping this may find you all enjoying good health J[illegible] Reid]at the same time. Harry is a man grown so there would be little expenses for me to pay as him & I could do nearly all that is required in the way of getting feed.As regard Dans affair I expect he is pretty well in, I expect he used that Money building his new house, as he is living in style now. Real estate in Lincoln is on the dray & it is doubtful if he can raise the money for some time to come [state?] I do not know much about his affairs. Walter encourages me about helping [stricken word] at the first but I guess he needs all his money for his own use. if he had it to spare he would do it quick. I help him when he was in trouble. If it is going to put you about to help Sarah & I do not do it as I will get through in some shape I would hate awfuly to let01292


…Collyer, Kansas

Date Original

1888 Feb 7


Original letter dimensions: 23 x 14 cm.

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Reel 05, Image 0972

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Page 3


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