Mother [Ann Gilrye Muir]


John Muir


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[2]I thank my Heavenly Father that I can look forward with much more pleasure than I can look backward although I have enjoyed many blessings adn comforts all my life long Much of my happiness has been from my family, all the absent ones remember me with much kindness and my mind often wanders among you allA few days ago I called on Mrs Goodyear she told me Annie looked well but she thought you looked tired I hope you will not continue writing too closely01299[3]Mrs. G_ told me she had quite a visit with Joanna, she hired a hack and took them to several places they wished to goI hope all the family are well.Give my kindest wishes to allAffectionately Mother01299


Portage, [Wisc.]

Date Original

1888 Apr 21


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 12.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 05, Image 1020

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Page 2


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