Joanna G. [?] Muir


John Muir


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[4] in portage better now I begin to know the girls now and I think that is part of the reason why I like to stay in the city the girls some times sings the [illegible]white an[illegible] and D[illegible] and Star Spangled banner and I think I will soon learn to sing them. Ma Sends her love to you ans So do I. be Sure and come [illegible] write Soon. From your affectionate Sister Joanna Y Muir[1] Family March 1st 1862 Dear John I hope you are well we are pretty well. I like to go to school very well and I like to live in the city our teachers name is Miss Boothe and I think she is a good teacher she said she would teach all who wanted to draw and Pa and Ma said I might I expect to begin next weak. Sarah and David and Anna and George came and stayed all night and started after dinner Mary and I took Anna down town to get


[Portage, Wisc]

Date Original

1862 Mar 1


Original letter dimensions: 15.5 x 20.0 cm

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File Identifier

Reel 01, Image 0343

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