Sarah [Muir Galloway]


Emma [Muir]


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4How the time passes, her Bernice, the baby that was born in our house is now twelve years old, she writes me such nice letters. Ethel is eighteen and Bessie fifteen, they are tall girls and getting on well in school. They are also very helpful about the house and thoughtful for their Mother. I wish her health was better, she never seems to be very strong, she speaks of the weather as having been "woefully" hot. The Ranch men are busy among the fruit, from the spring until about the end of November that work goes on, so many fine varieties of Cherrys first, then apricots, peaches, and apples, just now they are gathering and shipping peaches and pecans. next month the grapes will be ripening; some of the varieties come later, but


Martinez, Calif.

Date Original

1901 Jul 29


Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 11, Image 0809

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Page 7


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