Sarah [Muir Galloway]


John Muir


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[2]them so much the old house where we as an unbroken family spent so many of our first years in this country, and afterwards David and I with our band of little folks made our home so long, of all this, for us. there are only memories left. Another of the old neighbors has passed away. Mrs. McRath, died this winter after a short illness. she went about as usual until about a week before her death, she was eighty four years old. what a surprisingly long life for such a feeble looking woman.We were very glad to know that your helath is improv -ing. even under such a weight of work as you are carrying along.


Portage, Wis

Date Original

1888 Feb 3


Original letter dimensions: 40.5 x 12.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 05, Image 0950

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Page 2


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