Sarah [M. Galloway]


Daniel [H. Muir]



August 8th / 67

My Dear Brother Daniel -

When I received your letter I had a great mind to give you a long account of all my friends and acquaintances in that part of the country as a return for your kindness but as we are in the middle of harvest and I the [maid?] of all work I sincerely hope you will excuse me at this time. I may gather all the names and items for another time who knows. I hope that you are enjoying yourself very much with Prof. E[illegible] Julia, Mrs Love, Miss S[illegible] and all the rest of the friends you mention also that the [illegible] is stuffed just right and your [illegible] to perfection. I have not had a chance to see Mother to ask her whether you have had the whooping cough so you will have


to take it or not just as you think best We have had an extremely pleasant visit with John finished all too soon he is in Portage just now visiting with [deleted with] Maggie & David I expect him one more night here before he leaves. When do you expect to give us the pleasure of a visit . when you do come make arrangements to stay a long time. [illegible] to write a letter to someone. she said she had never written to Uncle Dan & she would begin at once it would please her very much to hear from you, send her a few lines if you have time when you make up your mind to give me another s[illegible] about all your Dick's & Henry's as John thinks he may possibly see you on his way home I need not begin to give you any news about the home folks [illegible] to hear from you soon I am as ever yours affectionately


[Portage, Wisc]

Date Original

1867 Aug 8

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 01, Image 1104

Collection Identifier

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

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Environmentalist, naturalist, travel, conservation, national parks, John Muir, Yosemite, California, history, correspondence, letters



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