T[homas] Magee


John Muir


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[2]much & knows how wet it is in that region & what [illegible] there is of fixing rheumatism on me But, maybe now when it comes to the scratch, he wishes he had not offered me a pass, which [was an offer?] of his own exclusively Besides, I have not yet seen Doctor Douglass I went twice to see him, but he was out. I will necessarily be guided by what he says, for I am by no means happy over the way this confounded thing hangs on to me. But it will go hard with me if I do not now have a jolly trip with you[3] 00935[letterhead]San Francisco, ……………………………………………. 1880.Yet your pass for Victoria & not for Portland. Though I think we would be all right anyway, to go up to Astoria. The Oregon steamer leaves here on the 30th at 10 AM for Portland That leaves 14 hours of the 30th & 24 hours of the 31st & at least 6 hours of the 1st before the Cala wont get down to Astoria That will be 44 hours in all. When I came down the Oregon was only 36 hours, but of course going up now is much slower work


San Francisco, [Calif]

Date Original

1880 Jul 15


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 13 cm.

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Reel 04, Image 0247

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