Abigail Bush


Louie Strentzel Muir


Abigail Bush


Martinez May 20th [ ] Dear Louie Last Sunday [ ] Mr [ ] as [Text] [for] his Sermon need the [pretty] sayings of Christ consider the Lillies of the field [etc. etc.] in speaking of Gods beautiful handiworks he made reference to [our] not far from us [when] had written said Beautiful Wonderful [deserve] [places] of Gods Wonderful works in Nature. I can’t describe to you how prettily he spoke of you Husbands writing’s work’s I thought, it was at least [ ], worth a call from you both upon him, don’t you? I think he feels badly that your Husband hasn’t called he is a gentleman. Hoping that you are all well & Happy Affectionately Grandma Bush


Martinez, CA


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No date May 20 Grandma Bush to Louie

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