Abbie A. Allen


John Muir


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Apr. [21st?], 1880Dear Mr MuirI cannot help congratulating you that you are again among civilized people, alive, well, & happy of course, as you are now a member of the human family – And now that you have come to earth, I hope the bonds will be so strong, that you can never flee were [from?] [were?] [from?] [illegible] of [illegible]; but settle down in that lovely nook among the [hills?], where the [pipper?] tree, the orange & pine flourish — I well remember the admiration your beloved had for this most [graceful?] of


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Date Original

1880 Apr 27


Original letter dimensions: 11 x 9.5 cm.

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Reel 04, Image 0129

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