Maggie R.[Margaret Muir Reid]


[John Muir]


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[4]& give my kind regards to Mrs Magee when you see herAnd now dear John. May God Ever bless & be wioth you. May His presence be very near you when away from home. [stricken word] to protect, & keep you from all danger seen. & remember. & watch over the dear ones you leave behind. will be anxious to hear from you when you have time to writeEver your affectionate Sister Marrie Reid01264.[1]12 Crete, Neb, May 15 1887Dear JohnI had been saying to J.R. note very long before your letter arrived today, that it seemed a long time since I heard from yourself. & thought you must be very busy (& from what Sister Annie said, that you were not well. I am sorry. I hope a change will greatly benefit your health. I wish there was some mount St Elias or toher wonderful place in this direction. so the "ill wind" [had blow me guide?], and pray do not forget that health is the main object of your


Crete, Nebr.

Date Original

1887 May 15


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25.5 cm.

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Reel 05, Image 0822

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