Mary M. Graydon


John Muir


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[5]but the laboring men around the [Station?]. A little story ? about Miss Eliza, shortly after the last operation when the Drs had gone, she asked her Cousin to look in the dictionary & see if one had pronounced a word correctly!, "ruling passion" etc. Well, perhaps you have already heard that you will see Kate before we do. She has collapsed,016113 [6]of course she could not continue to stand such work, she will be at I 530 college [an?] [illegible] [illegible], about April 1[0?]th, she is on her way home, where I think she will rest a year, [illegible] I hope for all time. Well, write to us, tell us about the book, there is interest here, even if Miss Eliza is gone.


Indianapolis, [Ind.]

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