[Joanna Muir Brown]


John Muir


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[6]thrill all over me, and oh! how I did want the home folks to see it, we are going to have some set out in our yard. Yesterday Walter brought me a vine of the sensitive plant, I suppose you are acquainted with it, the blossom is the color of the thistle, we find a great many new flowers here and I am going to get a collection of art flowers, partly because I know Mary will be so interesteated in seeing them when I go home Yes I am sure you would enjoy a visit here and there is no use trying to tell how01071[7]happy we would be to see you. I hope when the time comes it will be so that Loui and your dear little girl can come too. We would all be so glad to see them I have always intended to ask the name of the flower which formed the center of Loui’s bouquet which was sent to mother with the wedding cake. It is late in the day to ask now but the magnolia blossom reminded me of it though so much larger. It must indeed seem quite novel to you to be employed as you now are, we were [illegible]


Jefferson, Ark.

Date Original

1882 May 30


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25 cm.

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Reel 04, Image 0852

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Page 4


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