John Muir


[David and Sarah Galloway]


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[4]Duncan Sterling is not coming this year I have some idea of completing my university course and will you please do this business for me. Send to Chicago for Loomis' University Asbro[illegible] & for Smiths' Differential & integral calculas with these pack up my Looms' Algebra and geometry and Smiths analytical geometry also Loomes' Trigonometry I think that you will find all of these last mentioned books in your parlor send all by express. [deleted The money still in my favor after buying those two books place in a letter, & send by express If John Reid can add five or ten dollars without embarrassing himself ask him to do so, buy Canada currency if you can Tell father Sarah that I am waiting for his letter and photograph I bid good bye my love to all John -[deleted Six or eight persons have joined the disciples here lately under the preaching of an evangelist named B[illegible] [1] Trouts Mills Oct' 23d /65Dear brother & sister -I am before you again, in haste as usual with another letter, my [illegible] [illegible] has just re- turned me to this busy wakeful world , and I suppose that the dull god still holds the five fold family of Galloway and so you are bless with another daughter, I trust that she and her dear mother are well. What is to be her name, not Dans' favorite I hope [illegible] Patrickina What does she seem to think of life, what are Georges' observations on the matter. Well David really you must be a happiest man - happy when Anna was bestowed - happier with Georgie, & happiest with the little anonymous one[deleted Mary is glad to hear of your obtaining a congenial situation and sends her best regards, JM]


Trouts Mill [Canada]

Date Original

1865 Oct 23


Original letter dimensions: 20.0 x 25.0 cm

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Reel 01, Image 0728

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