Ann Gilrye Muir


[Ann Gilrye Muir] Mother


John Muir



You say you have not heard anything of Dan for a long time. I hear occasionally he expects to make me a visit before long. His family are well and his little Boys foot is nearly as well as the other
I close now with kindest regards to you and family and all the other friends around you




Portage October 24th 1894

Dear John:

Your very valuable book has reached me safely. I thank you much for all your great kindness in remembering me with so many tokens of your own labors of love. I will have much pleasure in studying your books during the winter that is just beginning.


[in margin: 559]


I also received your letter of oct 3d with the good news that your family were all well again after having so serious a time with the Grippe I think it was fortunate that you kept well so you could care for the sick.
All the friends here are well except Joanna she has been sick less or more for some weeks, she expected to go to Philadelphia


by this time but has been dissapointed and will likely remain here during the winter. Bernice has been here this morning telling us that her mama is not any better.
It is more than two weeks since Sarah went off on a visit to Annie in the country and has not yet returned but expect her home soon.


Portage [Wisc]

Date Original



Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25 cm.

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Reel 08, Image 0461

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