Sarah [Muir Galloway]
John Muir & Louie [Strentzel Muir]
very great blessings, is the having so many good brothers and sisters with whom I may exchange the glad, good wishes of the season, and all season for that matter. Mother received a letter to-day, from you John, and she tells me that you are all well except grandma. I am very sorry to know that she is ill. and hope that she may soon recover Tell her I always hold her in loving remembrance. I can never forget her great kindness to Maggie and I.This year, I hope there will be no grippe to hinder you and the children from enjoying the holidays. The disease is very prevalent here. I do not think I ever knew a time, when there was more sickness, and death, in Portage than now. The winter thus far has been quite severe, with a great deal of snow-fall. there is rain, and thaw to-day, but we are told there is a cold wave at hand, with you, I suppose there is sunshine and roses. We are all in our usual01748
1893 Dec 15
Original letter dimensions: 17 x 22.5 cm.
Reel 07, Image 1425
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