Annie L. Muir


John Muir


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[2]but I can honestly say, at this distance, that it has been a decidedly profitable school fo rme, which will help me to go more wisely on my way henceforth. So I pray that it may be.You doubtless know of my journey_ and arrival here, from the cards and letters which I sent back to Louie. Travelling in trouist cards proved very much as you predicted_ not over pleasant_ but I reached home without disaster_ A leter from Doctor & Mrs. Parry in Davenport, shows that they did not like that[3]method of traveling any better than I did. I found Mother looking a little more feeble than she was when I left her but the greatest difference I see, is in her voice. which has lots its strength and firmness. The vocal chords seem to be effected making it tremulous. but she still has a good appetite and walks out after_ and enjoys church, and visiting her friends as much as ever_Sarah's health is very much improved, for which we are all thank- ful. She seems able to enjoy life again.01322


Portage, Wis

Date Original

1888 Oct 21


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 24.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 05, Image 1194

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Page 2


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