Sarah [Muir Galloway]
you had much to struggle against and overcome but generally those who have made the most of their life have been those who have had many difficulties and perplexities to overcome that others know nothing of. As I look at the old Fountain Lake House I remember your patient careful work in penciling it so that every minute detail should be brought out perfectly, and how well you succeeded. The Lake and meadow view is fine and brings to mind[our?] admiring and gathering the beautiful wild flowers that grew so plentifully. and the walks we took about the Lake and the hills on the other side and Oh! the beauty of the sunsets over the Lake: All those things were a source of never failing pleasure. The Hickory Hill farm I never was as fully acquainted with though I have raked and [bound?] wheat after the cradle there too.It is fine that you have your clocks and other
Pacific Grove, Calif.
1913 Apr 9
Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 26 cm.
Reel 21, Image 0313
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