[Ann Gilrye Muir] Mother
I would be much pleased to have your Family make us folks a visit I think
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we would all enjoy a visit very much and probably they would. I hope some one will write soon
Portage April 21st 1894
I write to congratulate you on this your birthday wishing you and all your household much happiness.
I received your letter of April 3d telling us, you had finished your first book, and had five other books to write. I am afraid that such close and long application to writing will affect your health
We are all well as usual here. Our little Bernice has not been as well as usual for a few days but is now getting well we think. Joanna was quite anxious about her indeed we all were for some days.
The Photo you sent me of one of the [illegible] of Liverpool do you think he looks like it. I can remember both his Father and Mother and especially his Brother John
who died long ago, but none of them looked the least like that Photo.
You now have a very large contingent of Portage people settled quite near you I expect they all enjoy the change of climate
I hope Mary and all of her family are well, also David and his folks.
Sarah and Annie and Joanna all unite in kindest regards to you and all the friends in Cal
Original letter dimensions: 20 x 24.5 cm.
Muir, Ann Gilrye, "Letter from [Ann Gilrye Muir] Mother to John Muir, 1894 Apr 21." (1894). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 6840.
Reel 08, Image 0209
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