Daniel Muir


Daniel Muir


[John Muir and David Muir]


Town of Buffalo 7th Sep 1861 Dear Children I have Sent you inclosed ten Dollars as it all I can Spare just now let me know when you are in great need & I shall again try 7 give you more I have Seen Some mistakes Since you went away 7 have put them right I have [put 5 1/2 days more of grubbing of 6 farms acct?] which amounts to 412 1/2 cents and the Same to Davids with 484 Cents besids which his grand father gave him when he left Dunbar, if I have before [illegible]ted it in to his other monies let him Say So when he writes, we are all well & busy giting in thewheat Seed I have gathing mine to write I hope you will get the money Safe. let me know about it as Soon as you git it your Mother hopes you got Safe to Madison with all your things, besure & please your Heavenly Master by believing his every word & keep his commandments. I am [yours?] affectionally Daniel Muir

P S [David?] I had carried your account to a new place in my Book where the price of your Sear //8.00 was marked along with the other So that is Something more Still. D. M.


Buffalo [Wisc.]

Date Original

1861 Sep 7


Original letter dimensions: 25.0 x 19.0 cm

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 01, Image 0217

Collection Identifier

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

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