Mary M. Graydon


John Muir


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2. [4]Our greatest personal loss is Mr Jackson, every day of his life was an expression of the Divinity of Christ - nor was his namby-pamby Good[ness?], he could rebuke heroically!" his last words to my boy were, "Will be good to your Mother." That man was exactly what he seemed, & the best friend I ever had. Some foot-pads caught him one night & pushing him for [convenience?] aganist a lamp post one exclaimed, "H-ll if it ain't Uncle Billy," & they cut down the nearest all[ey?]. His pall bearers were [not?] the great of the town


Indianapolis, [Ind.]

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Original letter dimensions: 19.5 x 25.5 cm.

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