Jessie Reid


John Muir


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Portage City Wis July 31 1872My dear uncle John I think you are very kind for allowing us to have a book each mine is a very nice story it is a bout to girls living in a cave four years I got it as a Chrismas present and i got a [xxx deleted] beautiful pin [illegible] [illegible] in my sunday school teacher gave it to me her name was Miss Beard and Joanna is our sunday school teacher know i like her very much here is a flower caled a lilly i do not know what kind of a lilly it is perhaps you can tell what the name is and here is a wild honey succle and here is an other little flower called larkspur Annie will be 11 years old the nineteenth of novem ber and i will be 10 the 29 of January and Harry will be 2 years old the seckand of next month We have still our little black


Portage City, Wis

Date Original

1872 Jul 31


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 12.5 cm.

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Reel 02, Image 0859

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