Louie [Strentzel Muir]
[embossed image on letterhead]Martinez, Cal. August 28, 1885.Dear John,Your first letter from Yellowstone Park reached me the day before yesterday, and I have felt much comforted ever since, thinking of your being so much stronger, and that you are at last cmaping out on the mountains. O, if only you could feel unhurried, and able to rest with no thought of the morrow, next week or next month, nor of any vineyards and Chinamen!Since reading about the Eastern frost and snow and a general coolness even down to the land of Penn. I worry no more about Wisconsin sunstrokes: andLove from us all to your dear mother and sisters, and all the little ones.The spray of [illegible] bears baby's kisses and many more loving thoughts than you dream of, dear Papa. She says to ask for a "bonnie letter all to baby's own little self: God bless you, and bring you safely home to your faithful wife. and loving baby. 01184
1885 Aug 28
Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 12.5 cm.
Reel 05, Image 0376
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