John Muir


Dav[id Gilrye Muir]


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2work of publication is being done in New York & as it is coming out in numbers you will soon see part of it. I have already written & sent in the two first numbers & the illustrations I think are nearly readyAnnie is now grown to be an enormous botanist & has already a fine new flower named for her, Clarkia Muiriana She now entertains the queer hallucination that she is married as much or more than even you or anybody, & that this is her first child. She seems to feel bigger than an Asiatic Elephant about itMother & all the family express themselves as greatly pleased with Your new domestic arrange- ments & Annie also, though she thinks your marriage a small affair compared with hers.Give my love to your wife, & believe me ever truly your brother & friendJohn Muir01273


Martinez, California

Date Original

1887 Aug 7


Original letter dimensions: 27.5 x 21.5 cm.

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Reel 05, Image 0848

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The unpublished works of John Muir are copyrighted by the Muir-Hanna Trust. To purchase copies of images and/or obtain permission to publish or exhibit them, see

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Muir-Hanna Trust

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Page 2


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