Sarah M[uir] Galloway


[Daniel and Emma Muir]


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girl, the light and joy of the home. I was up at Davids yesterday, he and Ette are both having colds. There has been a great deal of damp foggy weather lately, with little rain, but today there has been some thunder and a fine soaking rain which is much needed - Will Muir keeps bravely at work, he has had a good deal of trouble with the Pison Oak which grows plentifully about here, three or four times he has had a big doseof it. it causes a great amount of discomfort and keeps him from work for a little while, especially when the leaves are off one gets touched with it without knowing it. Quite a number of Davids friends have visited him the past summer. Mr Joe Wells of [illegible], his wife and daughter who had been traveling in Washington and Oregon also Mr Jas Go[illegible] who was with them staid about a week or more, after them Mr & Mrs Jaeger of Portage also made


Martinez, Calif.

Date Original

1900 Dec 14


Original letter dimensions unknown.

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File Identifier

Reel 11, Image 0485

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Page 3


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