Annie L. Muir
John Muir & Louie [Strentzel Muir]
Portage Wis Jan. 4-1883
Dear John & Louie:
I presume you have rec’d our Christmas & New Year greetings ere this; but I now write to acknowledge John’s letter & Louie’s box, which arrived safely on New Years morning, and gave us much pleasure, All the careful arrangement, and [preporation?] indicated, so much thought & affectionate consideration, that our hearts were reached, and I assure you that all was highly prized, and now our noon is [illegible] of Californian beauties, - I decorated the
walls and pictures (Johns more especially) the same afternoon. A number of the slips &c are in pots and under glass- We shared with Davids’ folks. O. M. G. was in town this afternoon. Said he had rec’d a letter from you which changed his mind materially. Said he should write S. to stay until spring – Anna has resigned her school, so that all will go smoothly at home now. Hope they will stay and rest, and get all the benefit, Californian climate can [afford?] them. You and Joanna write of such ge[illegible] ch[illegible], that our severe winter weather seems harder to bear than ever – Goodbye
Lovingly Your Sister Annie L. Muir
1883 jan 4
Original letter dimensions: 20 x 12.5 cm.
Muir, Annie L., "Letter from Annie L. Muir to John Muir & Louie [Strentzel Muir], 1883 jan 4." (1883). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 740.
Reel 04, Image 1002
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