Sarah [Muir Galloway]


[John Muir]


[4]They had to move their house too. There was no trouble when Anna and the children are living and they are all well. We here are all in usual health, and I am getting on nicely.Remember me to Wanda. I hope that Helen and family keep well. I shall hope to receive a few lines from you and to know that you are growing along again. With love, I amAffectionatelyyour sisterSarah.[1]Pacific Grove, Calif.Feb. 7 - 1914My dear brother John:-I have just heard to-day that you have been quite ill with grippe. Ette brought in a Martinez paper this morning with the [illegible], also telling that you were now much improved for which I am very glad. I have been thinking so much about you lately and wondering how you would be. It has been such a rainy time, more so I have heard in the Valley than05701

[2]with us I shall hope to hear that you keep on improving until in your usual health again. The weather now is bright and sunshiny. making it a pleasure to be out of doors. I hope Wanda and her family are well, I have not heard from her for some time.Very lately I had a letter from Joanna, they are very much with their home and the people at Ginter Park. She tells me that her youngest daughter Bernice will be married next month, to a man she has been [3]acquainted with since they were children in Philadelphia He has a large farm not far from the city I think. Likely you will have heard too. The day was not given when she wrote, so we will hear again. We hear by letters from Anna and Marjorie of the great flood from the Los Angeles river that has done so much damage after the heavy rains, The G[illegible]inger cousins have had a big loss. Their [barns] [illegible]ooder House the fence and even their eucalyptus grove all swept down the river


Pacific Grove, Calif.

Date Original

1914 Feb 7


Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 26 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 22, Image 0151

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