[John Muir]


[Sarah and David Galloway]


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[1863] Madison June 12thDear Sister & Brother I rec'd yours with ten dollars I was surprised to see so much money It will perhaps be useful before my journey is completed but whether or not I thank you for it very much as shewing your good nature I am thinner than usual and feel somewhat exhausted I have done more than usual though my health has not been so good I delivered a lecture at the examination yesterday upon [illegible]. It lasted over an hour I wish you could have been present to see how smart I am becoming. I begin to feel happy that I am about to


Madison, [Wisc]

Date Original

[1863] Jun 12


Original letter dimensions: 20.0 x 12.0 cm

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Reel 01, Image 0557

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