Ann Gilrye Muir


Mother [Ann Gilrye Muir]


John Muir



[in margin: 557]

We are all well as usual and sincerely hope you will be protected from every danger in your chosen path through life






June 24th, 1893

Dear John

Your letter informing me of your intention to sail today for Scotland came safely I sincerely hope your voyage across the ocean will be safe and pleasant and that you will enjoy a visit to the Dear old home of your young days I also hope you will


will not forget to make a visit to the cemetery where so many of my dear relatives and friends lie awaiting the resurction morn I hope every day you spend in Scotland will be most pleasant and especially in Dunbar although there may not be many people that will remember our family now I hope you enjoy the pleasure of visiting your Birthplace


yesterday I attended the funeral services of Mr. Willm Mitchell the brother of Mrs Arnot that lived on a farm long ago not very far from Hickory Hill - so one old friend after another passes away reminding us of our own destiny The boundaries of Portage are being enlarged in every direction, new buildings are going up and the streets are much improved


Portage, Wis

Date Original

1893 Jun 24


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 24.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 07, Image 1166

Collection Identifier

Online finding aid for the microform version of the John Muir Correspondence

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



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