Maggie [Margaret Muir Reid]


John Muir


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was disappointed Anne very much so. as she was very anxious to know if he thought her lungs really better. I hope poor girl, she will make rapid progress to wards perfect health & eventually find herself stronger than ever before. I hope you are all enjoying good health. we are all usually well, I am better than when I wrote before. I am getting old, my baby is nine years old today. Wiliam Reid has been here & bought a good farm about 25 miles from here & will move his family in the spring. he thinks D. M. G. will not be able to sell unless he lets down his price a little. With much love to Louie, little Wanda & yourselfI am as every your affectionate sister Maggie[in margin: Remember me to the doctor & Mrs Strentzel. I hope they are very well M.R. also to Mr M[illegible]'s folks & Mr & Mrs Sweat. Anne [illegible] sends love]


Crete, Neb

Date Original

1883 Dec 6


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 12.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 04, Image 1160

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