[Ann Gilrye Muir]


John Muir


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[4] Jan 10 62 City of Portage Dear John I have been at school al day but still I can write a little and I don't se why you can't I have been expecting ofne for along time. I am getting so I can study like sixty feel fine and get along nicely & do well and hope this will find you the the same. I wish your school was out so that I can come down there the folks here are scouring out my brain rather roughly but all the better I suppose. I wish you would tell me something about where you are what you are doing and what kind of folks you are among Sledell and Mason) good by Daniel Muir00284 [1] Portage 1862 Jan. 10th Dear John It seems a long time since we had a letter from you, I would like to know how you like to be a teacher I hope you have a comfortable boarding place, you will not see David very often I understand he likes teaching very well Daniel and Mary and Anna is attending the High school and like their teachers very well they had to be examined by the superintendent before they could receive tickets of admission - the school is very full. Joanna attends the intermediate school but don't like her teacher very well. I cannot say I like to live in Portage. 506


Portage [Wisc.]

Date Original

1862 Jan 10


Original letter dimensions: 19.0 x 23.0 cm

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