D[avid ] G[ilrye] Muir


John Muir [et. al. ]


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[illegible] I saw Dave Galloway to-day & he looks well, Sarah dont hurry home on his [acc.?] he wants you to stay as long as you want to. & still he keeps insisting that it is [illegible] strange that you can be happy when he is so miserable but dont mind him. Ill write him & make him ashamed of himself. If you come home sooner than you incline. he will blame yourself. It has rained for the last 36 hours & now it has turned to snow. When [Silver?] Cliff pans out I’m going to Cal. I think I would prefer to go there than to Scotland. Jno when are you coming home?-dont come in the winter - I would like to see you if you have passed the re[illegible] of your Sist[illegible] I’m afraid a few more years your brothers would not know you If it was not so busy a time I would write you a long letter [deleted word] [&?] So excuse me, Wishing you a Merry Christmas & a happy New Year, and all of my best wishes I remainYours Very Affectionately D [G?] Muir


Portage, Wisc.

Date Original

1882 Dec 17


Original letter dimensions: 62.5 x 20 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 04, Image 0958

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Page 3


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