Sarah [Muir Galloway]
[in margin: David on Mothers Death]
Martinez Cal June 23/96
Dear Sister Sarah & all the others
Daniel's telegram which informed us that dear Mother had left us, reached us at ten last eve, Arthur Coleman happened to be in town late & kindly brought it out to us. I spent most of this forenoon with Maggie. I was afraid that she might worry herself sick, but I was glad to find that she was quiet & resigned & was calm when I left her. Aunt Louie, Wanda & Helen were also with her, showering her with kindness. We realized that likely all of her children
would be present except we two & we were certainly present in spirit. I would like to be with you, but I cannot. Ette joins me in love to all.
1896 Jun 23
Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 23 cm.
Muir, David, "Letter from David [Muir] to Sarah [Muir Galloway], 1896 Jun 23." (1896). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 786.
Reel 09, Image 0248
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