Annie L. Muir


[John Muir]


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(4)The robins & bluebirds have returned - The anemones are again in blossom and the grass is growing green once more - and we hear & [give?] praises to the Creator all around us - and surely [celebrate?] with them within ourselves - I enclose to you Anna Merrill Foster's letter - also a clipping containing words which reminded me of you as I read them. I had a letter from Mrs. C. C. Parry recently - written in Philadelphia. She complains of very poor health. She enquires very affectionately about you & your family - Says she has very pleasant recollections of her visit in the Alhambra Valley. This letter is freighted with love & best wishes for you & all the family.Your sister, Annie L. Muir[1]Portage, Wis. April 8- '90Dear Brother JohnIt seems [like?] a long time since I have heard from you or written to you - And as I am longing for a word from you, I will begin at my end, and do my part first. It is a rainy, drizzling day, and Mother & I are sitting cozily by the fire. Part of the time she reads, and part of the time she nods & sleeps in her chair; while I have sewed & thought most of the day - Now almost gone - And as you see my last thoughts


Portage, Wis

Date Original

[1890?] Apr 8


Original letter dimensions: 20 X 25 cm.

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Reel 06, Image 0411

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