Creator

Ann Gilrye Muir

Creator

Mother [Ann Gilrye Muir]

Recipient

John Muir

Transcription

[4]

our friends in the beautiful Valley

As ever your

affectionate

Mother

[1]

Portage July 9th 1895

Dear John

I thought I would try to write a few lines to you this morning
I expect you are very busy as I have not had a letter from you for such a very long time, but your Portage visitors all tell us of your welfare and the familys that pleased us all much. May all

02002

[2]

are delighted with the the beautiful Valley in which your dwelling is
We are having very hot dry weather and the crops of every kind are suffering very much in the country and all round about us.
The future home of the Fosters family is 20 miles south of San Francisco with their oldest son who has been there for some years.

[3]

Joanna is still in Portage both her and the children are well but her affairs seem to go on about as usual and they are doing the best they can.
My health has been very poor for some months but I am now much better and can now get arround about as usual. I now send love to you and all your family and to all

Location

Portage, Wisc.

Date Original

1895 Jul 9

Source

Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25 cm.

Resource Identifier

muir08_1077-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 08, Image 1077

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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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