Sarah M[uir] Galloway


Mary [Muir Hand]


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[3]where we change steamers, and four days later to get off at Suez, and from there go to Cairo by rail, he was anxious to learn a little of the Red sea country, Egypt and Palestine, then he hoped to start homeward by way of Ceylon, Australia, New Zealand and the Southern Cross, etc. I believe they look for him home about New Year. Has Dan. or any of the others sent you word of his marriage which took place at Atlantic Iowa Octr 26, to Miss Oseitta [illegible]? Maggie sent me a few lines, also a clipping from a newspaper which Jessie had sent also a letter from Jessie. I was astounded Jessie said Anna Waterman was in Lincoln and having a little time called to see Emma and the girls, the first time since the separation. they were very much pleased to see her. and talked over things very freely. They say Dan's wife is3 [4]twenty two or three years old. she had been attending the University and was taking treatment of Dan. I had a letter later from Maggie in which she says that Dan with his wife has been down at Crete visiting at Watermans, they think she looks much like Mabel and is nice, they looked like father and daughter, she has still one year at the University, they have rooms near his office. My dear Mary is it not very strange that he could make up his mind so soon to do this under the circumstances. but we do not know it all. He has sent no word to any one of the family. David was very well when I last heard, but Ette has not been so well, she has been at Oakland taking treatment, she is home now and better, but says she is going to stay at home all winter. [illegible]ing hurts her, perhaps you have heard of Mr Westlakes06216


Scappoose, Ore.

Date Original

1903 Dec 16


Original letter dimensions: 22.5 x 13.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 13, Image 0906

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