[John Muir]


Sarah Muir [Galloway]


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this term is so near and I do not know indeed whether I shall be home after the term is out or not but it is likely I shall take the next good opportunity in the meantime I can advise you to be a good girl and kiss your little [beloveds'?] for me and endeavor earnestly to make your man less bashful at least as much so as shall enable him to eat though from home I do not full pe[illegible] about you [illegible] having put my name on the book right or wrong I intend to draw you a pic someday :here is one for Maggie poor girl. you know she wearys some times I slept a wee hair too long and was at Mitchells a few minutes too late I saw the wagon stait though00269


[Madison, Wisc]

Date Original

1861 May 12


Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 20.0 cm

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Reel 01, Image 0195

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Page 2


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