E. C. Love


D[aniel and Emma?] Muir


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[4]magazines that he writes for. When dinner was announced, I met Mrs Muir and was surprised to also meet your sister, Mrs Galoway, who informed me that she had recently come from Lincoln. I was glad to hear that "the Doctor" had regained his health (and a picture that I saw fully confirmed the statement) but was sorry to hear that Mrs M. was quite unwell and that your son died a few months ago. Accept my sincere sympathy, although I realize that the kindest words seem cold at such a time. Nevertheless, if it was not for the sympathy of friends, this world would be far less cheery and agreeable, not to say happy, than it is at present. Mrs Galoway gave a splendid report of your daughters and spoke of them in very complimentary terms. I was indeed pleased to hear directly from you and the conversation naturally drifted to the time when "Mr Muir" boarded at the "Love" house in Avery and "Miss Kenaston" taught


San Francisco

Date Original

1900 Feb 27


Original letter dimensions unknown.

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File Identifier

Reel 11, Image 0127

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