Daniel Muir


Daniel Muir [Father]


John Muir


Portage City 11th Feby 1861

Dear John, I received yours yesterday I have inclosed herein $50. I hope you will receive it safe Please let me know that you have received as soon as it comes to land I hope you will get it in time I thought of coming right through to Madison when I started this morning but the roads being so bad I thought best to take this way of it. Our folks are all well thank god hoping they will find you still in good health yours affectionally Daniel Muir


Portage City, [Wisc]

Date Original

1861 Feb 11


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 12.5 cm

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 01, Image 0157

Collection Identifier

Online finding aid for the microform version of the John Muir Correspondence

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