Daniel Muir


[Father] Daniel Muir


John Muir


Town of Buffalo 16th, May 1861. Dear John I received the money & wondered you did not get it away before the Bankers meeting but perhaps it may bring more after a while I have sent you enclosed $10. and as soon as I can I will send you $20 more that will make up what you said you needed. we are all well Margt. has been here a week She is a little better She commenced a letter from you a while ago but it is unfinished I hope you are determoned like Paul to know nothing amongst man but Christ & him crucified & thus your old man is crucified with him be sure to work the works of Faith & repentance & let Christ reign within your heart for ever follow his example though in doing so you may appear to suffer with many [illegible] are called like as Paul was but few chosen & few believe like as he did & obey like as he did but except we have a living working faith like as he had it will Serve us nothing his a turning from sin never to turn back to it again his was a faith which he kept & finished the work his master Jesus Christ have him to & got his crown let us my Dear Son be modern Pauls believing in the evidence of things not Seen with all our hearts & we Shall have a crown also. let me know as Soon as you can that you have got the money Yours Affectionately

Daniel Muir


Buffalo, [Wisc]

Date Original

1861 May 16


Original letter dimensions: 25.0 x 19.5 cm

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 01, Image 0197

Collection Identifier

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

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