Sarah [Muir Galloway]


[Daniel and Emma Muir]


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[8]to work short hours and keep her eyes bandaged some of the time. She has gained in weight considerably. I had a letter from Annie L. yesterday, she says that she has been spitting blood a little each month lately, she says there is not any pain specially but her throat and lungs are somewhat sore at the time, but likely she has told you. David and Ette wish to be remembered. Daniel says that [Hamish?] ought to write to him, I too am anxious to hear from you Perhaps Sarah might find a few minutes, it would be a pleasure to me. I often think of them all and know how much they have to take up their time and attention. Give my love to them all. I [earnestly?] hope that you Emma are now enjoying better health and are able to be out a little Dan, write to me. Lovingly Sarah[5]to be at John's over night, he seems to travel for something or other. He told me to give you his kindest regards also the same from his Mother. Both David and I thought he resembled Mr Wisely in some ways, as Mr W looked long years ago. Ploughing is going on here and the almond trees are in full bloom, but the other Orchard trees have not leafed out yet, but the grass in many places is so long it had to be mown, and many of the birds have come, some that are familiar and others that I do not know. We wanted to get some wild flowers and ferns so Helen and I climed one of the hills near


Martinez, Calif.

Date Original

1900 Feb 21


Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 11, Image 0107

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Page 3


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