[Ann G. Muir]


Dan[iel H. Muir]


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(4)and expected to be gone six weeks but was gone twelve — I do wish David could have a vacation as I think he really needs one very much — Your father has had a scalded foot to add to his lameness but is now nearly well A baby girl has come to Johns home in Cal – for which he is very much pleased he writes that Cherry Apple Pear and Plum trees are loaded with white blossoms – his letter was wrote in March — I send much love to Emma and the dear children also to yourself hoping that gods richest blessings may ever rest on you and all yoursLovingly Mother[1]Portage 9th April 1881Dear DanlIt seems a very long time since I had a letter from either you or Emma. I feel anxious to know how you all are getting along, I hope you are all well and comfortable — I expect you have experienced a very severe winter, as well as we have, but it has come upon you very unexpectedly, “has the snow all gone get – the drifts have not all left Portage yet – but are thawing out and the streets are in a bad condition There have been and still are great many cases of scarlet fever and diphtheria here, and a great[1881] John Muir’s daughter Wanda was born Mar. 25, 1881


Portage, [Wisc.]

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[1881] Apr 9


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