S. Hall Young per F. K. Y.


John Muir


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157 [4]days had only venison and coffee the latter without sugar or milk. Had it not been for two deer killed we might have suffered. Two days before the conclusion of the voyage, I dislocated my shoulder, but got it in again after a hard pull, The morning of the last day, out it came again and would not be reset, tossed in the canoe all day with it out, eached here the evening of July third, and then got Brodie and four other white men at work on it, after nearly killing me, I was obliged to [illegible] to either, and it was replaced, I have been disabled ever since, which accounts for this letter being written by Mrs Young. Can you give me the address of that mechanical medical establishment in San. F that could provide me with some thing to keep that troublesome member in place, I would say “good old cheese” look for a glacial letter next time. Answer soon, Mrs Young and I00934


Fort Wrangell [Alaska]

Date Original

1880 Jul 12


Original letter dimensions: 25 x 38.5 cm.

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Reel 04, Image 0243

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Page 3


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