John Muir


Dan[iel H. Muir]


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[2]I forgot to say to you before I left, that you are very welcome to any money your may need, which is in Jno [John] Reids or Davids hands In case anything should be- fall me I wish you would take care of the few effects I have here, in care of Mr Sutherland, & also of the money owed me by Trout & Jay, Canada & by Jno' [John] Reid & David Muir, - Trout & Jay gives me $180.00 Can' currency David M'; Jno [John] Reid about $[700] between them I would like the money equally divided between Mary, Anna, Joanne, Let Sarah have one of the clocks if she wishes it & keep the rest of the machinery & my tools [to] yourself, Divide my[3]books, pictures & plants etc among [D] Galloway, [Jno]' Reid, David Muir, & their little ones, & our own family generally as you wish, [only] let mother have choice of everything Leave some momento with my friend here viz the Sutherlands & Merrills - Kern' Henry Butler MadisonI do not expect this letter to be of any use but it is well enough to have it in existence I hope you will not infer from all this that I am going into great danger. My warmest love to all goodbye John Muir


Ind[ianapolis, Ind.]

Date Original

1867 Sep 1

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Reel 01, Image 1134

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