Anne W. Cheney


John Muir


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[3]delightful evenings at the opera, which will last me for a long time, for you know music is my one aim & desire in life, & when I can listen to it, all else passes out of my mind, & I seem to be in another world. Our weather during the past few days has been cold enough for a Laplander & father & I are hurrying to get off to Florida to escape as much of it as we can; we shall start about the middle of this month, & not [2]seen that their stomachs are well filled, & their time pleasantly occupied, what time or inclination have I to write more than the [illegible]est notes to my friends,? & I try & like to give you mine. My only vacation since last August was a week or two in Boston just be- fore the holidays & it could hardly be called a vacation for I had so much Christmas shopping to do that I did not rest at all; however to pay for that, I had seven


[New York ?]

Date Original

1875 Jan 1


Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 22.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 03, Image 0253

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