Mary [Muir Hand]


[John Muir]


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5but she told me - Louie that you were sick, I hope you are now quite recovered.Wanda I will write write to you some day, for I owe you a letter, and this partnership letter is not enough. I heartily thank you for the valuable present you sent me at Christmas time. the Batenburg centerpiece. It is quite admired by my friends here; some of them are making Batenburg lace, and are interested they have done some fine work.6.Willis had sad news last week. His brother living in Spokane, Washington wired him of his father severe illness, and two days later wired of his death. The remains were taken from Spokane to Portage to be laid there with others of the family. Grandma Hand died about five years ago. Willis started for Portage four days ago and will not be home for a few days yet.We are all in usual health, I am real well Helen send love to Wanda and Helen.AffectionatelyMary.02624


Kearney, Neb.

Date Original

circa 189[9] Sep 21


Original letter dimensions: 22.5 x 14 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 10, Image 0991

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Page 3


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