Maggie [Margaret Muir Reid]


John Muir


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(4)I will have something better to write to you before long. I hear that Brother Dan is visiting the folks in Portage Wis.With love to allYours affectionatelyMaggie01332(1)Collyer, Kansas.Jan 15th 1889Dear Brother JohnWe received your kind & cheering letter of Dec 24. for which we thank you more than I can tell you have no doubt heard from John since that he says to tell you that the mortgage has been sent to Wis for Sara to sign & he will send it as soon as it comes. I have been try-ing to be hopeful & trust-ful but oh John we are now well nigh discouraged perhaps you know that the horses are mortgaged to the Bankers for more than they are worth & to make them


Collyer, Kansas

Date Original

1889 Jan 15


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25.5 cm.

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Reel 06, Image 0019

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