Creator

Ann Gilrye Muir

Creator

Mother [Ann Gilrye Muir]

Recipient

John Muir

Transcription

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Portage Nov. 20th 1888

Dear John

Your kind letters were gladly received

So you arrived safely at home and found you family all well, these are indeed causes of thankfulness to Heaven, as are the daily blessings we enjoy

Thus far we have not yet had any snow or severe frosts although we expect a change every day Annies room up [stricken word] stairs is on the north side of the house so David has put on a storm window there

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and I have got a small stove for her room so I think she will be quite comfortable now


on the whole I think Annie is very much better than when she left us, and she is able to walk out a good deal she often talks about you all, and about many Californian scenes

Were you here I think you would find us all about the same as when you left us, but that seems so long ago, and I espct you are so busy that to write us a letter now and then is all that you can do at present

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but I will yet hope to meet you once more

David is having a very good business this fall and still continues his weekly visits to us, he has put double windows in my bedroom too

I will close with kind love to you and Louie and the Children

Affectionately Mother

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Location

Portage, [Wisc]

Date Original

1888 Nov 30

Source

Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 12.5 cm.

Resource Identifier

muir05_1206-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 05, Image 1206

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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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