David G[ilrye] Muir


[John Muir & Louie Strentzel Muir]


Portage Wis Mch 28/85

Dear [Bro&Sister?]

Katie died last eve at 6. She had [been full as well some use?] up to 26th at noon. when she took a chill New Year & when that passed off she sank rapidly, but painlessly & died as peacefully as going to sleep. She will be buried here on Monday

Yours David G. Muir


Portage, Wis

Date Original

1885 Mar 28


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 13 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 05, Image 0226

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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