J[oanna] M[uir] Brown


John Muir


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[4]Joannaere this, were it not for the fact of its being so much more expensive living in the City and in anything like good style. Yet I regretted saying in my last that I had nothing good to write for we have so much to be thankful for. We have all had remarkably good health during our stay in Wis. and we are with our own good people instead of being among strangers; also our being here has been a slight help to Sarah — Besides all this we have enjoyed many rich spiritual blessings, so how can we complain. Give my love to Loui and tell her I still hope for a letter from her sometime, also love to the dear little girls and tell Wanda [in margin: that Ethel & Bessie would like a letter from her,][1][in margin: I enclose some of Walters papers which I think you will like to see. Most affectionately Your sister J.M. Brown.]Portage WisJan 25, 1891Dear Brother John:—Your letter of the 13th Inst, so made up of Kindness and good cheer was most welcome, How glad we all were to hear from you again, but not so glad to know that your work presses you so sorely- It cannot be right that you are so overloaded. It is not


Portage, Wis

Date Original

1891 Jan 25


Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 23 cm.

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Reel 07, Image 0023

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