Sarah [Muir Galloway]


Emma [Muir]


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2night after supper they sometimes have lectures or talks. The girls wrote fine descriptive letters home, they have never been there before and are enjoying it exceedingly. Their father says they take to mountaineering as naturally as ducks to water. Maggie and I will never be able to take such a trip, we cannot climb and we could not endure the thumping and bumping of the sixty miles stage riding in getting to the Valley, then the heat in goinig across the San Joaquin plains is intense, Louie could not undertake that either. David and Ette are very busy people, David rents a lot of Orchard and vineyard land from John and with his own piece he requires a lot of help, mostly Japs, the white men


Martinez, Calif.

Date Original

1901 Jul 29


Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 11, Image 0801

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Page 3


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