Sarah M[uir] Galloway


[John Muir]


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[2]she is perplexed all the time. she has had what she has needed one way and another and her store debt is all in one store, but it is larger than ever before, she did not say how much, she has been expecting the money from Scotland every day when she could clear up everything and then start Cash, but it is so slow in coming she is discouraged. Indeed the whole situation is discouraging, unless business improves. She is so sensitive about receiving help but she gets into places where it is a necessity. They are are all well, the girls growing[3]large, And getting along well in their school work, happy in the thought of soon seeing their father.Anna and the children are here for two or three days visit they are well, the children growing finely.We have been having lots of snow lately, there is a good deal on the ground now, but it cannot be long before we are having the fine spring days again and I am looking forward to them with pleasure. I hope that you are all well, and with love, I am AffectionatelySarah M. Galloway02261


Portage, Wisc.

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Original letter dimensions: 21.5 x 14 cm.

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Reel 09, Image 0799

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