Sarah [Muir Galloway]


John Muir


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[4]inventions illustrated and brought out so well, they were all so wonderful. Your desk with the wonderful machinery that did the work required so well seems one of the greatest. I have a copy of it that you penciled and gave me. in [those?] early days. Though you did so much of that and other work under difficulties that seemed stern, later on Father saw the mistake and urged Mary and Joanna to govern their children by love and not by fear. With love to you I am AffectionatelyYour Sister Sarah.[1][in margin: I have wondered about the proper name of this variety of heath. I have the shrub growing in the garden.]Pacific Grove, Calif.April 9th-1918My dear brother John:-Yesterday your book "The Story of my Boyhood and Youth" arrived bringing me much pleasure. I send you many thanks!! for your kindness. I have already been reading and reading and how it all brings back to me the memories of long ago. The home life with its pleasures and difficulties that had in some measure passed from my mind.05420


Pacific Grove, Calif.

Date Original

1913 Apr 9


Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 26 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 21, Image 0311

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