Sarah [Muir Galloway]


[Daniel and Emma Muir]


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[10]the top of the Porch and roof. Then on the other side of the house the roses which will soon be white with blossom climbs over the porch and away up on the roof of the house at one end. there is also the rose tower over the water tank that is another wonder. Then there is an Oleander growing in the front yard ten or eleven feet high with ten or twelve stalks branching from the roof which will be another mass of bloom after a time. then there is an Olive tree, the fan leaf, and date Palms, also a great Pepper tree & a red wood at the front door, or [illegible] a young [Sequoia?] taller than the house, a cork Oak and many other things. I hope that sometime you may be here and see them for yourself. This is such a different looking country from what I have been acquainted with I find many things to enjoy and take note of.[Aunt?] Sarah


Martinez, Calif.

Date Original

1900 Feb 21


Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 11, Image 0113

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Page 6


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