Sarah M[uir] Galloway


[John Muir]


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[2]first, and always causing some annoyance, but nothing serious enough, he thought, to consult a Dr, but the last winter or spring on the farm they felt that it must be attended to as it was growing so large. so he went to Dr Gorton who said he had never seen any thing like it, and advised him to do nothing until he had consulted Dr [illegible], he also told him he had never seen anything just like it but gave him medicine, a few days before leaving Portage, while they were at the house selling what they could of my things and packing up the rest of them to bring out with them, the lump broke Dr Meacher then thought it had developed into a case of "Lupus" P[illegible]lin said he had removed a Lupus sore of the same kind from a patient back and would attend to his if he could stay, but they were all broke up, and anxious to go [illegible] and see about a home, thinking it could be healed, the Dr said it would take a long time at best and gave him what was best to use. and so it has gone on, some parts of it seemed to be healing, and he would work when he could, but later it has spread until it is worse than you can think. [illegible] will start East


Scappoose, Ore.

Date Original

1902 Dec 3


Original letter dimensions: 26 x 20 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 12, Image 0849

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Page 2


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