Mina Merrill


[John Muir]


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[3]our Heavenly Father should leave [those?] who strive to do their best on this [earth?] and take away only the worthless. It is so terribly lonely without my dear sister that I cannot take hold of myself [and?] I should and say "happy memories. [illegible] am glad you can. They are sweet [illegible] loving memories and I would not part with them for all the world I thank you for all you say of my blessed sister. Your appreciation of her is a great comfort.I suppose your daughters have grown tall and are a continued pleasure to you. Your good works are spread far and wide. I hope you keep well. Kind regards to Mrs. Muir, With good wishes and many thank for all your kindness I am everyour friendMina Merrill.December twenty ninth.


[place unknown]

Date Original

circa [ca. 1907 ?] Dec 29


Original letter dimensions: 17 x 22.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 16, Image 1313

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Page 2


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