A[nna] G. Galloway


John Muir


Mound Hill January 15th 1871Dear Uncle John As mother is writing I thought I would put in a few lines with her. I thank you very much for that little flower I think a great deal of it because it came so far. Did you have nice time on Christmas? I am sure I did. I got four presents in my stock- ing viz., an apron from mother, a lead pencil and penholder from Aunt Reid and a card from Aunt Maggie Foster. At was snowing so hard on Christmas that we could not go to meeting The next day we went to Grandpa Muir's and we had a nice time. Grandpa gave me a nice lit- tle book called Anzonetta R. Peters and Aunt Annie gave me a picture. - School was just half out yesterday I am getting along nicely this winter Aunt Joanna makes us write597

compositions and my last one was about Yosemite Valley I am all most through my Arithmetic George is getting along nicely too He has got through fractions with the exception of a few examples. - Here is a card I have made for you I hope you will like it. As Celia wants to write I must close please write soon. Your affectionate neice AG. Galloway.May Dear. Uncle. JOHN .We. have. GOT. Three. CaTS* THeIR .NaMeS. aRe. Rosa * Lily. aND. GRAY .ROSA. IS. GRAY. WiTh. A. WhIte. RING. ROUND. heR. Neck. LILY. IS. WhIte. .GRAY. IS. A. Wee. KiTTIe. ALL. GRAY* YOU. SENT. Me. A. Nice. FLOWeR Ma. IS. SOING. TO. PLANT. THE. SeeD. NEXT. SPRING. WILL YOU. SeND. Me. A. LITTLE. LetteR to CeCeLIA 00527


Mound Hill, [Wisc]

Date Original

1871 Jan 15


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 12.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 02, Image 0377

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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