Daniel H. Muir


John Muir


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[4]for a house each so you see I am buisy I command whatever I please but only take $2. per day and pay $4. for board & washingThe musquettoes are biting me so I can not write more I will describe the place bye & bye, ever yours Danl H. Muirplease address me Avery Berrien Co. Mich00376[1] 8-3-66 Avery Mich Aug 3rd /66Dear Brother John I will now give you a short history of my doings since last I saw you. After leaving you I passed through a miserably flat half swampy country till I arrived at Lafayette but from there to Michigan City was the same next day I found that there was no broom handles made in or near there, there had been a shop within 14 miles to the west but it was shut up it instead of turning them had planed them out by runing boards between two knives thus or perhaps592


Avery, Mich.

Date Original

1866 Aug 3


Original letter dimensions: 18.5 x 23.0 cm

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Reel 01, Image 0852

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