Mary [Muir Hand]


John Muir


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[1]Kearney, Nebr..March 6/92Dear brother John:How unsociable we are – “uncorresponding” perhaps we might say. This condition of things is hardly necessary seems to me – and neither enjoyable nor profitable. In the first months after coming to Nebraska I wrote two letters to you – but had no answer from them. Your time is much taken up I know, and is so much more valuable than mine – that I have but little claim to any of it – but I should very much enjoy hearing from you again. My health is now very good. I am about as strong and well as when a girl – but am doing all of my work – and have little time for anything outside of what home-duty01557


Kearney, Neb

Date Original

1892 Mar 6


Original letter dimensions: 22 x 21 cm.

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Reel 07, Image 0468

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