Jeanne [C.] Carr


John Muir


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[6] 441never will find one on earth or in heaven. Nor anything nearer to her hen 'Ladyshoes'. Mrs Merrill is a woman of sense I guess, and may be trusted with my anger. And now John if you are good and hopeful and have some kind soul near to read you things I will send you some good strong sweet words from my friend and your older brother the priest, and a letter he wrote me last summer after the words. (not from them). May you feel the everlasting arms beneath your pillow, my Infinite tenderness supply all the wants of your spirit and the needs of your life. May each of these days of trial be lun[illegible] with His Presence [illegible] when the fairest scene is dark & sorrowful. Dr C. feels for you - Allie looks se[illegible] & grave at the letter which brought the news. We are all sorry, but I am


Madison, [Wisc.]

Date Original

[1867] Mar 15


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25.0 cm

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 01, Image 0950

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Page 4


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