D[avid] G. Muir


John Muir


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[4]So I’ll leave that for you to decide. I think I’ve answered all of your questions. My three children & grandson & son in law are all well & prospering finely We have rented our other house to Mrs Muirs cousin; we board with them & have all the room we want & Mrs Muir works in the store with Mr We are getting things in better shape increasing sales & if we have no bad luck, & times improve we hope to live through it. paying interest on a large sum is what ret[illegible] us but we have excellent health & are willing to work & do when we can afford it we intend to see Cal & all of our friends. Our kindest regards to yourself & family.Affectionately your brotherD. G Muir.Write soon again.[in margin: 01506]


Portage, Wis

Date Original

1891 Mar 4


Original letter dimensions: 23 x 14.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 07, Image 0111

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Page 3


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