Ann G. Muir


[Ann G. Muir]


Daniel [H. Muir]


[4]Annie is enjoying her visit to California very much her health is much better and recently John has been made very happy over the addition of another daugher to his household_and now dear Daniel with much love to you and Emma and all the children I am as ever affectionately MotherPSHave just received a letter from 'Cal" containing a fig leaf and an olive branch which I enclose to you Mother[1]Portage Feb 18th/1886Dear DanielYour letter of the 7th just containing so many kind inquiries came in due time_I am glad to be able to inform you that my health has been quite good this winter although the weather has been very sever at times_I walk out of doors as much as I possibly can and I am much benefited by doing so The house we live in is a large new comfortable

[2]brick house which we rented for a year - and we have now engaged to stay in it for another year _ although I am now too far from my old friends and neighborsDavid is very kind and always ready to do any thing that will add to my comfort and makes us a visit once a week no matter what the weather may be. his daughter Annie is an excelletn house -keeper - Carrie having gone north to teach school and his two boys are attending to their studies[3]regarding Sarahs health I think she requires rest more than medicine_When you see John Reid he can tell you all about it if he wishes tooI am very glad to know that you now have such a good business, and above all tha tyour health has been quite restored, and that Emma and the chilren are all enjoying good health_With a thankful heart I praise God from whom all those blessings flow with which we are daily surrounded


Portage [Wisc. ]

Date Original

1886 Feb 18


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Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 05, Image 0614

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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