it was [sermoned?] you were about to get out your papers on the Sierra in book form . You ought to do so, in p[illegible] to your own labor. I am now settled in N. York, & at the best & f[illegible] theatre in America. I am comfortably fixed, & we have a pleasant home, where I need not say you will ever be most welcome. Mi[illegible] sends her best love to you both, & with all good wishes, Believe me, always your devoted friend[illegible] Edwards.Jno Muir.00957 [Wallack’s?] Theatre. New York. Nov 4. 1880My Dear friend –By a paragraph in the N.Y. Evening Post (Bryant’s old paper) of the 3rd of this month, I find you have gone to Alaska, & that you are writing some charming papers to the [So.?] Bulletin as to your doings & seeings in that strange & unknown land. I take so much interest in all that you do, & follow you usually with such a close [regard?], that I blame myself for not knowing beforehand that you were about to make the journey to the “far north” of our po[illegible]. Had I done so, I should have asked you to help me, as you have so often done before; by the collection of [specimens in my own travel of Natural History study?].
1880 Nov 4
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