Sarah [Muir Galloway]


John Muir


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[4]from[William Frost?] he with his family have settled in Milwaukee, David had a card from him last summer he wished your address. Mother was here with us more than a month. she was taken suddenly ill, and David brought her up, she staid until she was well and the weather milder. I wanted her to come and stay with us all through the cold weather but she kept staying at home until she was sick. We are trying to find a house arranged so that we can both have our rooms; in that way I think it will be more pleasant for us both. Anna and [Celea?] think of both going out to teach the coming summer, so we will be a very small household for a while. [illegible] were much easier for a little while but the last two weeks have fuun very trying ones for [him? her?]. I send love to Louie and Wanda. tell L- I would be very glad to receive a few words from her. Lovingly Sarah


Portage, Wis

Date Original

1885 Mar 15


Original letter dimensions: 40 x 12.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 05, Image 0214

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Page 4


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