Anne W. Cheney


John Muir


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[3]& I hope to go with him, but our family affairs are so uncertain that I may be obliged to stay at home to take care of the children; however I look forward to a winter in Cal. as the only bright spot in the coming year, & shall be very much disappointed to be obliged to give it up. [illegible] more now, writing this we, as well as everything else – With kindest regards from all truly your friend Anna [illegible]. Cheney 00689 [1] Home Sunday Aug. 9th 1874My dear Mr. Muir. I have been on a trip to the sea, since I wrote you last, & I think it has done me a world of good. (but I ought to have staid longer). I hardly know if you are still in Oakland, but I shall venture to direct to you there, & you may get this in the course of time — You speak of coming east in a year or two, & we shall all be glad to see you here, but what a dearth of material you


[New York ?]

Date Original

circa 1874 Aug 9


Original letter dimensions: 34.5 x 11 cm.

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Reel 03, Image 0131

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