Letter from Mother [Ann Gilrye Muir] to [John Muir], 1880 Mar [31?]." by Mother [Ann Gilrye Muir]

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Original letter dimensions: 15 x 25 cm.

Publication Year:
2008

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Repository URL:
https://scholarlycommons.pacific.edu/jmcl/11451
Author(s):
Mother [Ann Gilrye Muir]
Publisher(s):
University of the Pacific Library Holt-Atherton Special Collections. Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.
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John Muir; correspondence; letters; author; writing; naturalist; California; correspondent; mail; message; post; exchange of letters; missive; notes; epistle
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[4]is still living at Hamilton he writes home quite frequently telling us how well and happy he is – although still lame. April will bring around another birth day for you [Dear?] John what need we have to improve the precious moments as they carry us down the stream of time. I hope you are well and I am still hoping to meet you again on the shores of time Will be glad to hear from you Wishing you much happiness with tenderest love from Mother00897[1]Portage March 31 1880Dear JohnI very gladly received your letter of arrival in San Fran — I had feared that some evil had befallen you in that land of many dangers, as you were long in writing than usual, but our ever faithful and covenant-keeping God has preserved you in midst of many trials and dangers, and even gave you many friends that showed you no little kindness, although you were in a land of strangers, how much we have to be thankful for,