Creator

Maggie [Margaret Muir Reid]

Recipient

John Muir

Transcription

01295


Crete, Neb. Feb. 10th, 1888

Dear Bro John

I thank you for your great kindess. which I can never repay.

I received your letter saturday with money order enclosed for 100 dol for which I thank you. I hope I can return it soon. May those more prosperous days you speak of be not long in coming- if they ever do or do not I shall always feel that you did all you could to bring them about.

It is something new for John to lie awake nights worring about his affairs. or anything else. but if all this trouble be the means of



bringing about a new & better state of affairs_ it may- be for the best_ an however little we possess, when we are able to say we "owe no man anything" I shall be grateful & happy.

And this world is not all.

I hope this will find you all well. I am afraid from what I hear that you will be tempted to work too hard on your book

Love to Louie. and all the rest.

affectionately Maggie


Location

Crete, Neb

Date Original

1888 Feb 15

Source

Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25.5 cm.

Resource Identifier

muir05_0986-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 05, Image 0986

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Some letters written to John Muir may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Owning Institution

University of the Pacific Library Holt-Atherton Special Collections. Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.

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2 pages

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