John Muir


Dan[iel H. Muir]


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[4]Uncle John is fixing his plants to day he has gathered a great many around here he has some very pretty specimens. Merrill has been gathering flowers as well as Uncle John, he has some pretty ones too. Mr [illegible] was here to night I go to school and study Arithmetic Geography Reading and spelling. I have to write every afternoon at school. I will have to close as I have nothing more to [say?]. Your little niece Anna G. Galloway[1] At David GallowayDear brother Dan I am very busy & happy among the friends & flowers of home I mean to write you soon I have to walk to Portage tonight We mean to be home to Ind' in a few weeks We may possibly see you on our way home how far are you from Mich' City Please write me at Madison Wis' I will be there a few days or weeks Do not be disappointed if we should not come my health is not extra g[illegible] I am finding a great many flowers I hope you are doing well


Port Hope [Wisc.?]

Date Original

[1867 Aug 9]

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Reel 01, Image 1108

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