Mother [Ann Gilrye Muir]


John Muir


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Portage April 21st 1885Dear JohnIt hardly seems possible that it is a year since I wrote to you on your birth day before. and yet it has brought considerable changes to us all. I hope it has been a happy and profitable year to you and that you have many yet to enjoyHow very rapidly one year after another flies away leaving its impress upon us both in body and mind and how needful it is that we should look beyond this transitory


Portage, [Wisc]

Date Original

1885 Apr 21


Original letter dimensions: 40 x 13 cm.

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Reel 05, Image 0236

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