Mother [Ann Gilrye Muir]


John Muir


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[4]Joanna is having very discouraging news from Walter at this time he writes that nothing he has engaged in lately has prospered she wonders if you could help in any way I told her I did not wish to write to you but she said, do Mother the children must be [fed?] I will now close with love to all your family and Margt’s and Davids and will be always glad to hear from any of youAffectionately Mother[1]Portage March 8th 1893Dear JohnWe all enjoyed reading the newspaper about the Bass Rocks [as?] I have often passed it in both boats and ships, and every year the Solan Geese were brought to Dunbar for sale, but few people liked to use them we never did – The sad story of the immigrants from Wisconsin to California for gold brought to[in margin: 554]


Portage, [Wisc]

Date Original

1893 Mar 8


Original letter dimensions: 18.5 x 22.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 07, Image 0848

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