Mary [Muir Hand]


[John Muir]


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[2]my eyes are still very sensitive - most of the time the eyeball ached so - I could not think of writing-A letter came from Joanna a few days ago in which she mentions two week of sickness - and two or three of her recent letters tell of sick times - so I fear she is far from well. -David's letter telling his thought also yours and Maggie's - in regard to the division of dear Annie's property — is perhaps night - - - We may agree that money in the house was Scotch money that never[3]2.was divided - and should be-but I do think and have so said to Willis - - that Annie's own share of the scotch money that she received and has been using - and part of which she has expressly given to Joanna - - we have no right to touch - - Annie's "will" is not legal, but we should respect her will as to this part of her property - just as much as if the law guarded it - and some way I cannot believe that as a family we will see this in any other light - or will03175


Kearney, Nebr.

Date Original

1903 Mar 4


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 12.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 13, Image 0232

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Page 2


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