Anne W. Cheney


John Muir


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[3]long, so I hope you will forgive the brevity of this note, & also the egotism which prompts me to write of my- self – We have followed you in the Overland, & father is particularly interested in the last article – shall look forward to the others with infinite pleasure, & hope the book will follow soon – The nuts &c you so kindly sent by mail from Tamalpais, [2]weeks, & then I thought I had gotten over it, but while I was in New York I discovered I had in- jured my back in some way, & have now been confined to the bed for two weeks, to- day I am sitting up, but with a pillow at my back, & there is no knowing when I shall get over it — I am not strong enough to hold a pen very


[New York ?]

Date Original

1874 May 14


Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 23 cm.

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Reel 03, Image 0077

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