John Muir


Louie [Strentzel Muir]


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01305the view from so fine a central point are the smoke set in the sky on acct of the late storms is very clear. From the heights above the city Mt. Hood Adams Helen's & Ranier are grandly seen though. The nearest is nearly 50 ms away - only the summit of Ranier is seen. MR Thielsen engineer of the N. Pacific was to have gone to Hood with us. May try to climb it later if [orgestion?] permits. fell pretty well now. Miss Norton was here I sent up my card but failed to see her. Hope you are all well. You also must have hot weather Danl take the babies over to the pond until it is perfectly dry & coverd with soil. I feel the importance of this all the more as I am being driven away from here by malaria. with a real or [illegible] trace of it in the form of headache & stupidity. At the sound the air will be good. Everybody admires the childrens pictures. This must seem a very dull letter but it carries [love?] to you & all JM.


Portland, Oregon

Date Original

1888 Jul 19


Original letter dimensions: 33 x 16 cm.

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Reel 05, Image 1060

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