Mother [Ann Gilrye Muir]


John Muir


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[2]are delighted with the the beautiful Valley in which your dwelling isWe are having very hot dry weather and the crops of every kind are suffering very much in the country and all round about us.The future home of the Fosters family is 20 miles south of San Francisco with their oldest son who has been there for some years.[3]Joanna is still in Portage both her and the children are well but her affairs seem to go on about as usual and they are doing the best they can.My health has been very poor for some months but I am now much better and can now get arround about as usual. I now send love to you and all your family and to all


Portage, Wisc.

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Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25 cm.

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