Ambrose Newton


John Muir


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[4]you write me that you are a going to attend a Medical school May you prosper in all your undertakings and be a blessing to many You will ever seem never to me while I live and to us all and you will ever have our best wishes, I bid you good by with the request you will write me often and on the receipt of this Let me know how you are getting on in the world Let us hereafter hold correspondence A[illegible] My Wife sends her love and wishes to be remembered I remain ever & Truly yours Ambrose NewtonN B Feb 5th 1864 Mr Muir or S[illegible] This letter is one in answer to the one you wrote me in August last I directed it to Ann Arbour Michigan you not being there to receive it it was sent to Washington, and from there sent back to me. If you ever receive it please let me hear from you immediately. Truly yours A N19700337[1] Middlefield Sept 13th 1863 Mr Muir very Dear and respected friend. Your letter of the second of August was rec'd in due time I thought not best to answer it immediately for fear you would not be in Michigan to receive it so soon after your writing. I now with pleas -ure undertake to answer your kind and affectionate letter. You my dear friend have endeared yourself to us very much by the friendship and interest you have manifested towards my dear dearest Daughter while living and now the kind remembrance of her now she is no more. She when living often spoke of you. She ever [illegible] you in mind after she became aquain -ted with you She when speaking of you


Middlefield, [Mass.]

Date Original

1863 Sep 13


Original letter dimensions: 20.0 x 24.5 cm

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