Annie K. Bidwell


John Muir


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[4]My heart is sorely grieved for you, and for the dear daughters, and I wish them to feel that I want to be one of their friends as well as the friend of their father whom General, and all of us, so love and honor."The Lord bless thee, and keep thee : The Lord make His face to shine upon thee and be gracious unto thee : The Lord lift up His countenance upon thee, and give the peace."Numbers 10: 24-26.My sister & husband are with me & unite with me in sorrow for you & yours.Yours most sincerely,Annie K. Bidwell[1]Rancho Chico, Cal.Aug. 1905.Dear Mr Muir.We are overwhelmed with sorrow, and know not how to form words wherewith to express to you our sympathy in your great grief, and with the dear daughters.Your cup is surely full to overflowing, and my prayer is that our great and loving God will strengthen you as He has strengthened me in hours of darkness, yes of perfect black03597


Rancho Chico, Calif.

Date Original

1905-08-06 00:00


Original letter dimensions: 17 x 25 cm.

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Reel 15, Image 0629

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