M[ary] L. Swett


John Muir


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Hill Girt, Feb. 8, 1903.My Dear Mr. Muir,One day last week I was calling upon your sister, Mrs. Reid, and we were talking about Annie Muir, and she was saying you had a copy of a good obituary notice, clipped from one of your home papers. Now I would like very much to see that, and if you will mail it to me, I will take the greatest care of it and will031602return it promptly-You know how much we all thought of Annie. For several years after he return to Portage we corresponded occasionally- and I have now, standing on my mantel, a little memento she gave me when we parted.Of her philanthropic work I had not heard till I talked with Mrs. Reid.We are all feeling grave just now for, at last, after all she has been through, Mrs. Drahms does seem to be really at the point of death.03160


Hill Girt [Martinez, Calif.]

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1903 Feb 8


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 12.5 cm.

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