Sarah [Muir Galloway]


John Muir


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[2]well, there is two of them in this house, one upstairs, and the other in the parlor, but they are built for grates and although they are all that is required for [warming?] a room in the fall or spring they are of little use in the real cold weather all that have them here close them and set up a stove in winter. We were surprised a few weeks ago by a visit from [William?] Sanderson, it is the first time he has been in Wis - since he went away about twenty six years ago. His oldest daughter is married and living in Milwaukee, he was up with her, and so thought it would be a fine thing to come this way and see some of the old place and friends. I should not have known him, but after he was with us a while he looked more natural. He went up to the old neighboorhood but no one


Portage, Wis

Date Original

1885 Mar 15


Original letter dimensions: 40 x 12.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 05, Image 0210

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Page 2


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