Emma A. Muir


Emma A. Muir


Mary Muir



Racine Wis May 6th 178

Dear Mary

We have been looking for you all spring why [underlined: dont] you come I will tell you Mary if you are not “otherwise engaged” we shall look for you when the First Baptist Church is Dedicated which will be in two or three weeks and you can come as much sooner as you can We should like to have [deleted: like to have] Anna

[addressed envelope:
5/6/78 frm Emma

Miss Mary Muir Portage City Wis.] [in square: 4]

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come but as she is teaching I suppose it will not be con- venient but she has promised to come here during vacation so you can gently remind her if she has forgotten Anita has recovered from the measles and now Hattie is having her share so far she is doing nicely. How green and fresh the trees and grass look Everything is much earlier than usual here. I must not write more now as Hattie [illegible] quite restless and requires much

attention but you will come – wont you Please excuse pencil writing and come soon Give our love to all I close with much love Emma A Muir


Racine, Wisc.

Date Original

1878 May 6


Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 03, Image 0810

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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