James D[avie] Butler


John Muir


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My older daughter, Anna, has been visiting both her brothers. _ and yet is now with the young lady who went abroad with her and me.I am still a bookworm, and get dart out of my due sometimes. In the heats was two months near Boston, NYork, or in my native Green Mts.Thank God we all remain well. and my wife's health is better than for many years._But tell me something of your household. wife. children. _ plans. prospects._ WHen shall we see you here? Why dont you see Mrs Cobb, my wife's sister_ still resident in San Jose?-This "blessed world" you call it, and so do I._ I have just read an hour's paper before our Quinquaginto club - on "our Composite nationality" - holding that all is working together for good. and showing how.With memories and hopes! Heaven have you in its grace! James D. Butler.01250


Madison, Wisc.

Date Original

1886 [Dec 25]


Original letter dimensions: 26.5 x 19.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 05, Image 0748

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