Mary [Muir Hand]


[John Muir]


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[6]mentioned what they wantedShe named some things for me to take - - the organ a chair - the wheel - ("if still of value" - she said) - I brought also two little stands and a trunk with a lot of trifles - and some nice things too - not knowing what to do with them. I will wait till I hear from those who may want them— - I sold some pieces - amounting to $8.15 Gave away some things no one could sell - and left some to be given away.[7]4-The stove remains where it was - Miss Owen, who rents may buy it if she can dispose of one she owns. - I could not sell it.The two little rooms were emptied, or nearly emptied and when stopping to think how cheap and almost valueless every thing is that made the rooms seem some-what cosy - - I say again to myself - that only the fact that they so long belonged to dear mother and twin sister - and were in a way precious to them and03175


Kearney, Nebr.

Date Original

1903 Mar 4


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 12.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 13, Image 0236

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Page 4


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