Sarah [Muir Galloway]


John Muir


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[in margin: Gracie sends this little [illegible] to [illegible]] [handwriting faded]Portage, Wis. Ded 20th /84Dear Brother and SisterI will just send a few words at this time to let you know how we are getting along. We are very lonely, and sorry since the shiny arrow we were wont to [leave?] upstairs but we try to do the best we can, trusting in the strength of that [illegible] that will not fail us in our time of need. We are living in Portage outside of the [illegible] [illegible] of the town. Anna is at home with us Celia is teaching school about eight miles out in the country. she is home every week so we have not time to [illegible] Louie is attending school here and is getting along very nicely with her studies. Anna has not been well for two or three weeks but is much


Portage, Wis

Date Original

1884 Dec 20


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 12.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 05, Image 0152

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