Mary M. Graydon


John Muir


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[3]one of the pleasant things of her life. Mrs Victor Hendricks is quite worn out with [nursing. The "[Lily?] Gr[illegible] Mother" died a year ago. I was going [to?] [say?] Mrs Hendricks excelled as a daughter, but she fills every [illegible]tation of life perfectly. [We?] have had more deaths in a year than we have had in 10 yrs. & as they [fall?] I ask, "who will take their place?" Gen Harrison died yesterday - a Statesman [loved?] by his friends & admired by all.[1] 01611Indianapolis1425 Central AveMarch 14thMy dear Mr Muir,I sent you a paper noticing the death of Miss Hendricks & I promised the family I would write to you. Miss Eliza had been sick for 6 months, for that time confined to her bed & room. Thro' this suffering & confinement she was brave & cheerful. she had many friends


Indianapolis, [Ind.]

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Original letter dimensions: 19.5 x 25.5 cm.

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