Sarah [Muir Galloway]


John Muir & L[ouie Stretzel Muir]


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[3]winter, and Maggie and I go round wearing shawls, or keeping pretty close by the stove, but for a month past; the days have been warm and sunny, so such weather will likely pass off quickly. John has already got his oats sown and is ready to plow for corn, they will put in 160 acres. We will go up to Lincoln on Monday, and intend starting home on the following Wednesday. I shall be glad to be back for the girls are not feeling well they have been troubled a good deal with toothache and [illegible]algia. Anna’s arm was swelled to the finger ends, the last news, perhaps she will be better now. The children hare are all looking well although Anna seems somewhat care-worn, the girls have done well, and had everything looking very nicely for their Mother coming home. We often think of you all, and of the great kindness we have received at your


Crete, Neb

Date Original

1883 Mar 28


Original letter dimensions: 40.5 x 12.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 04, Image 1042

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Page 3


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