Anne [Annie L.] Muir


John Muir


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Dear John: I am very glad I have the chance to write to you. I have always been ashamed when I think of the letter I wrote to you the first time. I was in a great hurry and had nothing to say hardly, so I just said anything that I first thought of. But I will try and do better this time. Anna and myself have been busy washing all day, and I don't think that I will have time to finish it. Father is getting ready to go to a meeting at Mr. Arnot's house. Father goes to a meeting every other Sunday at a schoolhouse beyond Belfountain, and he goes through the week sometimes to a prayer meeting there too. And there is a prayer meeting in Mr. Smith's house every week. There is a prayer meeting every Sunday night at Gray's schoolhouse. There is no Sunday School there now and we have to go with Father now. I have got a little book called "Dew Drops." I bought it this morning from a colporteur. I guess this will be enough, so goodbye. Write soon as you can. From Mary Muir. (Hand).00261


[Hickory Hill, Wisc.]

Date Original

1861 Feb 19


Original letter dimensions: 25.0 x 19.5 cm

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