John Moir


John Muir


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some years some ten years afterwards my Mothers younger Brother Daniel Stewart went to California and accidently met & remained with my Uncle Moir They wrote some letters home since which time nothing has been heard from them Should you be the John Moir I describe as my uncle I would like to know what has become of my Uncle Daniel Stewart My parents have been dead for several years I came to Minneapolis six years ago but have a great fancy for the Pacific slope I have remained in the employment of a wealthy Milling & banking Firm here. I am married with one childShould you not be the John Moir I describe I ask you to kindly enclose a line in the addressed envelope enclosed in this letter saying so & I promise the next Scotchman I meet I will do as much for if necessary Hoping that I am not causing you too much troubleI remain SirVery faithfully yoursJohn MoirP.S. Would you kindly say where I could procure books giving a good description of California particularly as to Farming interests and other information for the use of intending settlers J M01491


… Minneapolis, Minn

Date Original

1891 Feb 17


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 07, Image 0083

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Page 2


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