David G[ilrye] Muir
[John Muir & Louie Strentzel Muir]
Portage Wis Mch 28/85
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
1885 Mar 28
Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 13 cm.
Muir, David Gilrye, "Letter from David G[ilrye] Muir to [John Muir & Louie Strentzel Muir], 1885 Mar 28." (1885). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 1594.
Reel 05, Image 0226
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