[John Muir]


[Annie] Wanda [Muir]


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2 then it did not hurt any more. And when we were about half way up the mountain a man came up behind us with a horse & he said How Do you do Mr Muit & I said "pretty well" this lady is Mrs. Muir Mr. McAuley" & then he jumped down off his horse & said to Mamma "Please get on my horse Mrs. Muir" & there was a big mans saddle on the horse & some big bags that are called saddlebags & some meal & things in the bags but Mamma got on the top of all & she looked very funny when she rode away up the mountain with the man behind with a stick shipping the horse to make him go fast

[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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File Identifier

Reel 05, Image 0112

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Page 3


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