Sarah [Muir Galloway]


John Muir


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$450 or 500 – so much more, than Maggie or I had thought of, that it fairly staggered us, and we all sat down to consider whither we had better give it up entirely. but we thought of your letter, and thought that very likely you knew all that when you wrote, that the offer was like yourself in every respect and so accepted it, as we could not start without hearing from you we sent a telegram, last Thursday, and so far have not heard from you We would like to know, if we come, what route we had better take, at what station you could meet us, we will not be able to start with out the amount necessary for our tickets, and so will await your answer by telegram or otherwise at your earliest convenience. Now my dear brother if this goes no further I shall always remember your great kindness, With love to all, I am as every yours affectionatelySarah[in margin: illegible]PS In telegraphing to you last week we thought you could send [deleted: an] [deleted: money] order by that means, and Dear Brother as sister S has told you all our minds in regard to this matter there remains little for me to say. as words cannot express my feelings, with much love to you and yours [Fam.?] youraffe Sister Maggie


Lincoln, Neb.

Date Original

1882 Oct


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 04, Image 0922

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Page 2


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