Kate M. Graydon


John Muir


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00895[8]several acres in dimensions. When I get in the High School & become rich, I am coming out to see you, if “that adoring circle” will allow. Janet & I are afraid you do not intend coming in for another 12 years, we do not want to gaze at you thro’ spectacles or meet you on crutches, so we appoint your visit as next fall, to come in with Prof. Jordan. Another dozen years might see Merrill chief justice, & Janet & I having our rights. I leave all the sensible news for Prof. Jordan to tell. We are all well.Your friendKate M. Graydon.232 N. Ala. St.) [5]exploded. I heard your mother was living in Iowa, & you had not been near her for twelve years. And then while I supposed you had not a lady friend in the world, I heard you were the centre of an adoring circle of ladies in San Francisco. If you heard any one laugh about that time, it was I. (This last piece of news came from London.) See if I ever waste my sympathy on you again! so the Fort Wrangel press has just issued Emerson’s last. Mama has an antidote for Emerson in the Longer Cate[illegible]ism, the cure being so


Indianapolis, [Ind]

Date Original

1880 Mar 28


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25.5 cm.

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Reel 04, Image 0087

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