Mother [Ann Gilrye Muir]


John Muir


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of my family - you are each held in daily remembrance. Probably you know that many of our oldest neighbors have died this last summer, Mr. McNeith being one of them, in mercy we are still all spared, Surely the Lord hath done great things for us, whereof we are glad - May the blessing of the Lord be upon you at all times to guide you and keep you - is the sincere prayer of your affectionate Mother00526 Farm Jan. 12th '71 Dear John Your last letter to me gave me much pleasure I have often read it and felt assured that you were spending your days happily in that beautiful valley - I enjoy your descriptions of it very much - another Christmas day has come and gone, and you were as much missed as when first you left home and still you are found in Cal = Joanna was absent from our yearly meeting for the first time - she had gone to portage and did not get home until two days after[wards deleted]. Sarah with her husband and children were with us -509


Farm [Hickory Hill,Wisc?]

Date Original

1871 Jan 12


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 02, Image 0371

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