Sarah [Muir Galloway]
knew him by sight. [Davie Laylon?] asked him if he was John Muri. I have always corresponded with Isabella, so you may be sure the visit was very interesting. [David Gray?] you will remember was editor of the Buffalo Currier for a great many years. the work proved too hard for him, and he broke down suddenly, the Doctors [hirried?] him off to Europe as his only hope, his wife and family went with him ["when" struck out] he was so ill that he knew nothing of the voyage. they went to different places of interest staying about two years when he returned to American, although he has been home for some time he is still unable to do any work. Johnny is still in the candy business and is growing sick, he has about a hundred and fifty employees in the work. Have you even heard
1885 Mar 15
Original letter dimensions: 40 x 12.5 cm.
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