Mary [Muir Hand]


[John Muir]


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[3]You must feel richer now in having two grandsons a namesake too - a little John Muir - my sincere wish is that he may become as great and good a man as you will wish him to be.—We have one grandchild- Wheler's little Helen - named for our Helen - she is now nearly three years old - very bright and pretty. Your letter says "in the big house on the hill - living all alone"[1] June 22, [1909]My dear brother John,Your recent letter came and was most welcome. About six weeks ago I was taken with "La grippe" - and am not yet well or you could have had a letter from me sooner. When in Crete recently Anna Waterman showed me one of her California letters - telling of your daughter Helen's serious times with typhoid Poor girl - she has certainly had tiresome times with04530


Kearney, Neb.

Date Original

[1909] Jun 22


Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 26.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 18, Image 0552

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