D[avid] G[ilrye] Muir


John Muir


01142Portage Mo Sept 28/84Dear Brother John David Galloway died t-day at 12 [illegible], at the home of Jno Foster. I suppose you know that he has been very sick for a long time. for the last four or six days his death has been hourly expected. His remains will be buried at the Louden Graham cemetary in Buffalo on Tuesday 30th [inst?] They rented a nice house here & moved in but took David to Jno Foster which they was letting the house & then he died. Yours affectionate D. Muir for Sarah


Portage, Wisc

Date Original

1884 Sep 28


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 13 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 05, Image 0124

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