Annie L. Muir


[John Muir]


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[2]morning she had a sort of faintness come over her which lasted for several hours, and then I thought it safer to call in one of the doctors here.He thought an inactive condition of the liver was the cause of her trouble, and gave her medicine accordingly and she is almost well again. Mother is now eighty-two years of age, and I am always more or less alarmed when she is not in her usual health.Mr. & Mrs. Alverson made us a nice visit when they returned from California and we almost felt as if we had gotten a little[3]glimpse of those so dear to us in the Alhambra Valley. Mrs. A. spoke of Wanda & Helen, and of Louie too, and thought they out to see Grandma Muir, and also that she ought to see them and made this remark, which I cannot get out of mind. "They must not wait too long for Grandma Muir is not going to stay always." I do think, John, that it would make her very happy to see your family and I am sure that it would make the rest of us happy as well.Do not feel too anxious about Mother for I think she is about as well as


Portage, Wis

Date Original

circa [1895] May 30


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25 cm.

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Reel 08, Image 1017

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