Wanda Muir


[John Muir]


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[4]were over here day before yesterday and May is over here today. Aunt Margaret is feeling pretty wellMay brought a long letter from Grandma Muir for us to read, she and the rest of the family were quite well.When are you coming home dear Papa? I wish we could all go to Yosemite to stay with you, for I am afraid this valley will seem awfully dusty and warm after the cool green mountains.Your loving daughterWanda Muir[1]Martinez CalifAug.25. 1895My dear PapaWe received the letter you wrote to me and the dear little flowers that were in it. I wish I could see them growing and all the other beautiful ones that I know grow up in the mountains, and the big trees and rocks and birds and cascades and the brilliant stars you told us about a few nights before you left. How did the meteors07639


Martinez [Calif]

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Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25. cm.

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Reel 08, Image 1133

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