Ann G. Muir


[Ann G. Muir]


Emma [Muir]


shoulder and often shoots upward [illegible]aim not troubled much through the day as through the night not flannel seems to help me.

If you can suggest any thing to rub on it I would be obliged

I hope you will all have a very happy Christmas

With kindred love to all I am affectionately Mother


Portage Decr. 11 1888

Dear Emma

It seems a very long time since I have had a letter from any of you but I expect you are all well

We are all surprised to think we are so near Christmas and still have beautiful weather

We have not had any snow at all and no severe frosts

We have had a church fair and they realized over two hundred dollars, and last week we had a fair for the improvement of the cemetery and they got [six?] hundred dollars a great deal of work has been done there such as making roads and [putting?] water all through it The place has been neglected for years but looks well now

Dear Danl

I hope you are well and as busy as ever

Annie's health seems better than it was when she came home she still used her medicine

For some months past I have been troubled with Pains in my neck Probably it is only cold. The Pain often begins on the bone behind my right ear and goes down my


Portage [Wisc.]

Date Original

1888 Dec 11


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Online finding aid for the microform version of the John Muir Correspondence

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