Maggie R. [Margaret Muir Reid]


John Muir


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[4][illegible]little self I fell- when I commenced this that I could not write any thing to interest anybody today and hope you will excuse this awful scribbleSome of our Crete neibhgors. who went to Scotland have returned. and brought me some heather. I will enclose a springand now with much love to allI am as ever affectionately.Maggie R.01208[1]Crete Neb Nov. 26th 1885My Dear Bro JohnI received your kind letter and it is a shame that I have not answered before this time but have been quite busy for some time trying to get all ready for winter.I was glad to hear of your safe arrival home after so many delay's on the way and that Annie got along so well. and hope that she is still steadily improving in health.I have been trying to follow to the letter all the directions you gave me, in your kind anxiety about my health. and have swallowed quarts & quarts


Crete, Neb

Date Original

1885 Nov 26


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25.5 cm.

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Reel 05, Image 0554

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