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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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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