Sarah [Muir Galloway]


John Muir


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01080Lincoln Neb Oct / 89My Dear brother JohnI am here at Dan’s also John and Maggie, I received your letter with very kind offer, while at Crete, and Maggie and I were so taken by surprise and so rejoiced at the thought of its being possible to see you so soon that we did not exercise the forethought we should have done, in sending word to you at once, I did not know what David would think about it and so wrote to him next day, thinking there would be time to communicate with you after hearing from him, before my return ticket would be useless, I received a letter from him with full consent, so Anna started for home, leaving here last Thursday. When John Reid came here to Lincoln he enquired what the fare would be out to Cal. and found [deleted: that] the amount over whelming


Lincoln, Neb.

Date Original

1882 Oct


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25.5 cm.

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Reel 04, Image 0920

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