John Muir


[David Gilrye Muir]


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[5]attachment for the father by which better and far faster turning can be done. I have also invented and nearly completed the con- struction of an iron clock (please do not ell the folks at home about this) I have invented an entirely new method of making rake teeth Also of making bows also a machine for boring for and [driving?] the teeth, and several other fix ins of greater or lesser importance, all of which I shall describe some other time. Anna Layton Maggie Trout and some others have joined the church. I agree with the Trouts on re- ligious matters as badly as ever but do not scold so frequently what church do you attend.


St. Vincent

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1866 Feb 28

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Reel 01, Image 0786

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