Sarah M. Galloway


John Muir


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00325[4]I saw Father little more than a week ago he and Mother were about their usual but the girls had a bad cold Joanna was up at the Farm but as all the teams were busy getting in the grain she did not get over though she was there two weeks Mary & Anna were to be up too, it being their vacation but I did not see any of them Maggie keeps wonderful well for her and then she has such a good quite baby her little Jessie but Annie Father says is one of the most mischevious little things he ever saw put her out of one thing and she will laugh in your face and go into the next mischief she can see but as Father says they all bear with her she is so little David has been sowing oats this morning his wheat is all in he is working away as usual no one seems to want his Farm he has been putting in more apple trees the two big oak trees are cut down and the rows filled out. we had a letter from Dan the same day we got your last he was well he gets small wages but he seems to be in good spirits and expects to get more soon our little ones are well romping about most of the time expecting to hear from you soon I remain your affectionate sister Sarah Galloway 497


Fountain Lake, [Wisc]

Date Original

[1863] Apr 29


Original letter dimensions: 18.5 x 39.5 cm

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File Identifier

Reel 01, Image 0521

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