David [Gilrye Muir]
Dan[iel H. Muir]
Dear [bro?] Dan
I have been writing on Katie & now wrote from my self. Am glad to hear that you are doin well & enjoying good health. We have lived to see another year, the past one has been a pretty hard one for me. Times a little hard one [afe?] & low prices & Katies sickness She is no better but grows gradually weaker she has tried several M.D.s medicine & ointments but askide from making her more comfortable they [seem?] to have done no good. They all unite in saying there can be nothing done for her. [Medicine?] is a failure with her as she [illegible] awake all [night?] if she takes it. Your [clover?] prescription [illegible] to be [illegible] Have you any other sub -stitute for morphine? How is [chlorai?]? Yours David
[Portage, Wisc. ?]
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Muir, David Gilrye, "Letter from David [Gilrye Muir] to Dan[iel H. Muir], [ca. 1884]." (1884). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 1585.
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