[Ann G. Muir]
Dan[ie]l [H.] Muir
gone and others are getting ready to go – Well be glad to hear from you again. May God bless you all affectionately your Mother
1878 Portage July 21st
Your very kind letter of July 10 & 15 was recd. - but I delayed writing you expecting every day to hear from Mary. it is over a month since she left home – and at that time she expected her affair to come off in Sept. and I expected you all to be here at that time – we will surely hear of her soon. Joanna is much pleased with the Milk prescrip- -tion you sent her – but her health dont seem to improve at present, and she is very nervous -
Your letter to her we received last night, with the medicine – for which we are thankful – she says she will be pleased to come to Racine and see you all as soon as she feels able and one of us will come with her – She was unable to sleep last night and today has had one of those nervous prostrations which leaves her so weak and faint, and alarms me so much, [illegible] By a letter I had from your father this week the weather has been as hot where he is as here – but he is very well and very comfortable –
Davids health is much better, but still he thinks he will try the milk – medicine, and Margt will also try it, we all seem to like it. Now Danl about my visit to Racine I dont know what to think I told David the other day, that I thought the attempt would be something like trying to move the house, although I would be much pleased to see you all again but we must wait until Joanna feels better – How very many of the citizens of Portage are turning their faces toward Nebras[illegible], some have already
1878 Jul 21
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Muir, Ann G., "Letter from [Ann G. Muir] to Dan[ie]l [H.] Muir, 1878 Jul 21." (1878). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 433.
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