Ann Gilrye Muir


Mother [Ann Gilrye Muir]


John Muir



the High winds have broken down a tree in the front yard and blown down some bricks and the stove pipe off the kitchen chimney and a very long narrow board from the top of the house, I hope nothing worse will occur – The snow is still falling fast We are all well as usual about here With kindest regards to all our friends I am




Portage April 21st, 1893

[in margin: 555]

Dear John

With love and congratulations I write to you on this your BirthDay, I trust with Gods blessing you will be spared to see and enjoy many years to come I hope you and all your family are well also all our many friends that are now gathered around you in Cal-


Portage, [Wisc]

Date Original

1893 Apr 21


Original letter dimensions: 18.5 x 22.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 07, Image 0926

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