Sarah [Muir Galloway]


John Muir & L[ouie Stretzel Muir]


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[1]Crete, Neb, March 28th/83Dear brother and SisterYou will have received my last card, written the day Maggie and I arrived in Lincoln, We were not very much fatigued, and on feeling nicely rested, indeed the journey proved very pleasant, everything going smoothly with the exception of our being detained about four hours, by the breaking of a wheel, and so throwing one of the trucks partly off the track, the engine went on to Green River, for a wheel, and help, and we were able to start again sooner than we expected. This made us somewhat nervous at the time, on account of our previous experience. We found the folks usually well at Danl’s excepting colds, little [Ladie?], was some-


Crete, Neb

Date Original

1883 Mar 28


Original letter dimensions: 40.5 x 12.5 cm.

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Reel 04, Image 1038

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