Mother [Ann Gilrye Muir]
Portage May 2d 1880Dear JohnI do heartily congratulate you on your new found happiness and trust it will increase as years pass on. The box you so kindly sent has been received — and its contents much appreciated by all the numerous members of our family. Daniel has sold his property in Racine and has gone to Nebraska about three weeks ago – he came
home and spent a week with us before leaving. The rest of your friends here are in there usual health. I send my most earnest loving greetings to you and your wife – and would be most happy to meet you both It gives me much pleasure to think of your increased happiness – hoping you will write soon Lovingly Mother00913
1880 May 2
Original letter dimensions: 15 x 12.5 cm.
Muir, Ann Gilrye, "Letter from Mother [Ann Gilrye Muir] to John Muir, 1880 May 2." (1880). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 544.
Reel 04, Image 0143
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