Sarah [Muir Galloway]


John Muir


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[Dec., 1860]And now John for my part of the story Elder Rounds did come last Tuesday and has tied Maggie & John as tightly together as their own hearts could wish I went over the day before Maggie Rodgers did not come perhaps on account of the long journey and the little ones. All of his brothers came except Henry & Charles and we had singing you may be sure, all staied till about 4 in the afternoon and than went off to accompany Maggie to her new home we had more [illegible] there Mrs Reid senior was there, and had supper prepared for the Company The Log house looked as cozy & comfortable as you could imagine and looked just about right with Maggie in the rocking Chair I guess John thought so too he seemed as happy as could be, and thought his good time had come at last David & I came away sooner than the rest as I left the little ones with Mother I asked David the next day how Maggie looked


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Date Original

[1860 Dec]


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 12.5 cm

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Reel 01, Image 0129

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