Ann Gilrye Muir


Mother [Ann Gilrye Muir]


John Muir


Box [356?] Portage 23d Nov 1882

Dear John

I hope this will find you and your family well – I am much pleased to think that Margt. & Sarah has reached you in your distant home – after having been separated for so many years – Yes – it does seem very long since you left us – but the time may come when you can revisit us again. I suppose your work still goes on – while here everything is covered with snow – Winter seems to be fairly begun now, although we have had a pleasant fall -

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Davids health is quite good at present – and so is that of the family I hope you will find time to write to me ere long and tell me how little Wanda and her mother is prospering. With much love to you all – I am affectionately




Portage, Wis

Date Original

1882 Nov 23


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 12.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 04, Image 0942

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Environmentalist, naturalist, travel, conservation, national parks, John Muir, Yosemite, California, history, correspondence, letters


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