Sarah M[uir] Galloway


[John Muir]


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[3]this afternoon from I Scappoose. he is anxious I should stay for the present with Anna, saying she needs me worse than anybody else. In Maggie's last letter she tells me how Lina, May's girl is helping and doing for her in every way she can, and I know how much Maggie thinks of her. And then with you all about her I can stay for the present. Lupus is a skin disease, nearly allied to tuberculosis of the skin and cancer, but all of the Doctors who have seen it say it is not cancer [marginalia]felt confident that Frank with the experience he has had can cure him, the Portland Doctors some of them he feared wanted to experiment on him, and all were strangers. Yes, I received the Century with your article on the "Grand Canon", and have enjoyed it very much, the descriptions are wonderfully beautiful and expressive, showing [illegible] and of careful and comprehensive study, and the love of it all. You must have received many commendations through the newspapers and your friends in general as the article deserves. C[illegible] has sent us some numbers of the Pacific Monthly. The June number has "The Great Oregon Forests" from your pen. The Octr number has "The Great Frests03111


Scappoose, Ore.

Date Original

1902 Dec 3


Original letter dimensions: 26 x 20 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 12, Image 0851

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Page 3


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