Maggie R.[Margaret Muir Reid]


John Muir


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[in margin: and now with much love to you all I am as ever affectionately Maggie R.] [embossed letterhead][4]It will soon be a year since you & David were here poor boy he has again been in the furnice of affliction since then. May the Lord comfort & support him.It has been a hot dry summer, and vegetation begins to look like fall.I think Mrs. Mayce must enjoy very much [illegible]nice trips as she has every year. Give her my kind regards. And also to Doctor & Mrs StrentzelI am glad they are so, well[1]Crete, Neb., May 28th 1886Dear Brother JohnYour letter of a day or two ago has done me much good, it was for just such a letter I was hungry for. You told me some -thing good about every one of your family also [their?] Grandpa & GrandmaYou seem to think that Wanda & Sister Annie has told me all the news necessary. Well the dear child does well & will be able someday. If it was a shame to keep her looking so long for a letter [illegible][stricken word] I really though I had written to her, but I am so


Crete, Neb

Date Original

1886 Aug 28


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25 cm.

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Reel 05, Image 0680

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