Mother [Ann Gilrye Muir]


John Muir


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[in margin: 542]Portage April 21st. 1888Dear JohnHere is your birthday, and I congratulate you, and wish you many very happy days and years of lifeIt seems very wonderful to me that I should be spared to see three of my children over fifty years of ageThis brings me face to face with realities making me to see and feel very plainly that my span of life is nearly accomplished


Portage, [Wisc.]

Date Original

1888 Apr 21


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 12.5 cm.

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Reel 05, Image 1018

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