Mary [Muir Hand]


John Muir


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[2]are thankful - and have been very anxious since hearing of her illness. Dear good Sarah - She will greatly miss sister Margaret - We all will - but they were near enough the same age - and were so much to each other - twins could hardly seem nearer or dearer. — Parting is hard - but has to come some time. - yes - -Several days ago a letter came tome from Grace Galloway Paulin A kind and interesting letter - it told me also of her mother's improved condition. My nieces keep me well posted - you see-A week or two ago - I was surprised to meet James Whitehead - I had seen him but once before - since we were small children. He mentioned the little ne[illegible] School-house - not so far from "Fountain Lake" -and told much of the people who used to live near the old home - He mentioned a time when you met him or came together some where near the old neighborhood. - He said you


Kearney, Nebr.

Date Original

1910 Jul 29


Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 26.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 19, Image 0673

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Page 2


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