J[ulia] M[errill] Moores


John Muir


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So he gave them his hand so yellow And pledged them in Deaths black wine Hurrah! Hurrah! Hurrah! for the coal-black wine!If this is not the one – let me know – and & I will try again – but I think I am right this time. The direction on the yellow envelope is written by Charles’ Aunt Kate So I send it. Merrill sends his love – he is going to Danville Ill. to visit his cousins for a fort night after school is over. Good night J.M. MooresChar. remarks, that “That Cornwall don’t know much about [underlined: punctuality] – He gets his exclamations wrong.”


[Indianapolis ?]

Date Original

[ca. 1870's]


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 12.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 03, Image 1196

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Page 2


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