Mother [Ann Gilrye Muir]


John Muir


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[3]this summer. and the two boys are both good scholars for their age their mother assisted them very much with their studiesWhile I was sick I stayed with Sarah for four weeks and them came back to my own home but she has moved to a larger house, and I am goin to have rooms with her her two Daughters are both teaching this summer so she will only have one at homeI go rather reluctantly so far up on Prospect Hill [illegible] as I am not quite capable of taking the long walks


Portage, [Wisc]

Date Original

1885 Apr 21


Original letter dimensions: 40 x 13 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 05, Image 0240

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Page 3


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