Mrs. Lydia Muir Johnson


John Muir


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[in margin: 921Other JM's or relatives?]5physician of fine reputation, having a large practice while in Alex. of which city, he also was Mayor; afterward removing to this city, where he had an extensive practice. He died Jan 20th 1893, aged sixty-two years, leaving me a widow with one daughter just growing a son, who will graduate in medicine next year; and a step-daughter about 35 years of age. Not knowing your exact address, I venture this, sending it out, as Noah did the Dove, and if like it, it returns to me after many days, I shall have the satisfaction of having attempted at least, to satisfy the feelings which01838


Washington, D. C.

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