[Father] Daniel Muir
Town of Buffalo Jan 15, 1861
Dear Sa[illegible] I again write you in that I am about to start for Portage I was at Mary's yesterday she is a great deal better She is to be there to night to stop over night I have sent you incloSed $20- I need not tell you about what is going on here as you will soon be here yourself & then you will See I only say be sure to continue in the faith & be about your fathers business indure hardships like a good solder of Jesus Christ every thing seems like [ding & dross?] compared with that. Suffering will soon be over & glory with all its beauty in [illegible]essed
Seeing this let us play the man as good solders of Jesus the Salvation of our Souls & that of others it is more worth than the perishing things of time we can do nothing but the grace of god is plentifull through Christ we can ever [illegible] plentifully from that fountain & our Heavenly Father will ever hear us for his beloved Sons's Sake our beloved Savour let me know as soon as you get the money your lovin father
1861 Jun 15
Original letter dimensions: 19.5 x 25.0 cm
Muir, Daniel, "Letter from Daniel Muir to John Muir, 1861 Jun 15" (1861). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 1073.
Reel 01, Image 0203
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