Sarah [Muir Galloway]


John Muir


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[4]some too laugh now John and say that's like you well now I must stop I hope you are well and strong and happy and the best wish I can wish you, you have God bless you John From your very it is so dark Affectionate Sister I can scarcely see Sarah to finish00265[1] Fountain Lake March 14th My very Dear Brother John Surely you have forgotten all about having a sister up here somewhere called Sarah or else you have not received our last letter and so have made up your mind that we want to keep no correspondence whatever with you, David & I have both written a good while ago and I have looked for a letter a good many times since that, I got word from Maggie that they were expecting you up and O how many many times I have looked out the pantry window to see if I could see Fathers Team comeing and you there but no John yet, John you can guess what kind of a letter I can write when you think this is washing day and George squalling by my side, but I expect David is going to Portage too morrow and I would send it with him. I saw John Reid too day Maggie has been very sick she can sit up only00265


Fountain Lake, [Wisc]

Date Original

[1861] Mar 14


Original letter dimensions: 18.5 x 25.0 cm

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File Identifier

Reel 01, Image 0181

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