Ann Gilrye Muir


Mother [Ann Gilrye Muir]


John Muir


[in margin: 560


Portage Jan.y 11th 1895

Dear John

Your letter of Dec'r 27th arrived safely containing a Draft for money to buy Christmas presents with for all, for which we hereby heartily thank you
I hope you and your family are all well
We are having a very

cold wintry day snowing and blowing a perfect gale while I write
I am much pleased to know that David is getting along so nicely with his work and hope he will soon overcome all his great difficulties
The Book you sent me has been a scourse of very great pleasure

to us all in the house
A kind Providence watched over you and brought you through those very dangerous places that you took pleasure in exploring and brought you home in safety to your anxious family
I close with kindest regards to you and every member of your family

From your affectionate



Portage [Wisc]

Date Original



Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 08, Image 0727

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