Sarah [Muir Galloway]
the little Town has become. Mrs. Lunam was well considering her age when last I heard but that is a long time since.You would be sad I know when you knew what had happened to your friend Roosevelt. We were here and are glad he is recovering. The country will in time get quieted again when election is over.I hope that you and yours are well.AffectionatelySarahPacific Grove Cal.October 31st 1912[in margin: I have a fine newspaper clipping showing you plucking an orang blossom at Helen's Hollywood home. How is Hellen and Wanda?]My dear brother John:-It is a long time since I have heard from you, or of you, and do not know whether you are still in the valley, but where ever you are I know that you will be very busy. Still a few lines from you would be a pleasure which we would greatly enjoy.We are mostly so far apart and can see so little of each other the letters are05292
very welcome. We had thought to see Joanna and her girls here, but her last letter brought the news that they had decided to return to Virginia. The folks there thought that going to Calif. was going too far away. She thought they might perhaps come in 1915.She was with Mary at the time of her writing. I think Bessie was still in Lincoln with Dan's family but it is some time since the letter came and if theyare home again we have not heard.We are all in usual health here. The vacation time passed pleasantly with Kenneth at home but now he is back and busy with his school work and other work about the farm in between. Marjorie too finds plenty to do with her school work and helping at home.I have had two newspapers from Dunbar the past summer showing what a place of resort the
Pacific Grove, Calif.
1912 Oct 31
Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 26 cm.
Galloway, Sarah Muir, "Letter from Sarah [Muir Galloway] to [John Muir], 1912 Oct 31." (1912). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 6386.
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