Mary Muir


John Muir


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of them all he is the best preacher [illegible] ever heard. John does any of the ministers at Madison read their sermons. I like pretty well to live in the city and I like very well to go to school we are going to have singing in our school now I like very well to go up to the railway station and see the engines. One day after school Anna and I wanted to go and take a walk and we went away up past the [Colages?] and start forward to the railroad and a train happened to be passing and there was a man in the place where the engineer [stays?] after they were past no[illegible] to me and said something and we thought perhaps it would be you but we found we were mistaken write soon if you please. from your affectionate sister Mary Muir Take good care of the almanac 00238


[Hickory Hill, Wisc]

Date Original

[ca. 1860]


Original letter dimensions: 19.0 x 11.5 cm

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File Identifier

Reel 01, Image 0135

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Page 2


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