[John Muir]


[Annie] Wanda [Muir]


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5of them lean over & spread on the ground like vines. All the ground is covered with them for miles & miles. The leaves are large & firm & handsome & the flowers are pink bells. I wish you could see them here are a few that I gathered for you but they will all be withered before you get them some day I will take you into these beautiful wild woods & there you will see the deal little vine that is called Linnean I found one flower for you most of the flowers have faded a month ago. Your rhyme or rim as you 01309


Seattle, W[ashington] T[erritory]

Date Original

1888 Aug 1


Original letter dimensions: 26.5 x 15.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 05, Image 1106

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Page 5


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