John Moir


John Muir


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[in margin: Miscellaneous [Mr?] Bidwell etc]407 — 7th Ave South MinneapolisMinn17th Feb 1891Mr John MuirSir I have read with great interest your letters to the “Century” As I am informed you are a Scotchman long resident in California I would like to ask if you are a relative of mine My Father Henry Moir or Muir a native of Aberfoyle Perthshire (married Christiana Stewart) went to Ireland and became a Farmer there His younger brother John Moir or Muir went to California soon after the discovery of gold and followed gold mining for


… Minneapolis, Minn

Date Original

1891 Feb 17


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 07, Image 0081

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