John Muir


David [Gilrye Muir]


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[in margin: Martinez 1887 Family Affairs] 01251Martinez January 1, 1887.Dear brother David_I wish you & the children a hearty happy New Year We are all in ordinary good health_ & affairs go on not in any new way but in the old way as if the Year were not in any sense new Still we have much to be truly grateful for, & for nothing more than for hope of better things stored up for us unseen in the future.Maggie writes that she greatly enjoyed her visit with you & that you were in better health than usual & prosper[illegible] generally which was good news indeed_You proposed in Your last


Martinez, [Calif]

Date Original

1887 Jan 1


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25.5 cm.

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Reel 05, Image 0754

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