[John Muir]


[Annie] Wanda [Muir]


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Yosemite Valley July 16th 1884 My Dear Wanda, Papa & Mamma are coming home to baby tomorrow & Mamma & papa have been glad all the time when Grandpa wrote a letter & baby wrote a letter that said "baby is well & good & does not cry at all" After Paper wrote the other letter to baby Mamma & Papa climbed up a high mountain & Mamma got tired & so papa walked behind & pushed mamma with a long stick this way & the stock soon began to hurt Mamma's back & then Mamma was too warm & so she took off some of her clothes & papa tied a skirt shirt on the end of the stick &

[sketch: along Four Mile Trial or other trail to Glacier Point from Valley]


Yosemite Valley

Date Original

1884 Jul 16


Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21 cm.

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Reel 05, Image 0109

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