Creator

Ann Gilrye Muir

Creator

[Ann Gilrye Muir]

Recipient

John Muir

Transcription

Farm April 1st 1866

Dear John
I have received your last dated March 20 from Indianapolis the news of which much surprised me - You have my sincere sympha- -thy in this trial and disappointment and I hope it will be among the many things that will work together for your good - I am sorry for the men that owned the mill, do you think they will be able to rebuild it - did you get any money from them before you left Canada Dan would be surprised to see you at [Bafals?] he has not wrote home for a long time, you write that you do not feel at all discouraged

I am glad you feel so perhaps this may be the beginning of better times with you - Your many hindrance may prove helps in the end.- We sent off a letter for you to Canada on the 26th of March never dreaming you were nearer home - I am glad you succeeded in getting a situation at such work as you like to do - and I hope you will yet find a home while you remain there. I think it would be quite a treat for me to have an opportunity of looking over your things and repouring or replacing them as I best could. I hope you will not be long in writing to let us know how you are getting on - from your affectionate Mother



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Location

Farm [Hickory Hill, Wisc.]

Date Original

1866 Apr 1

Source

Original letter dimensions: 20.0 x 12.5 cm

Resource Identifier

muir01_0790-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 01, Image 0790

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Owning Institution

University of the Pacific Library Holt-Atherton Special Collections. Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.

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2 pages

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