E[zra] S. Carr and Jeanne Carr


Louie Strentzel


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677their movements. I want you to know my John Muir – and I wish I could give him to some noble young woman for keeps: & so take him out of the wilderness in to the society of his peers. So he is coming to spend the winter with us. I hope you will meet. But it is awfully provoking that I cannot gather all my pets into a home which would be attracted to them. I some expression of myself. My homes heitherto have been larger & roomier bodies. ex- pressing my individuality so well, that you would have felt acquainted with me. I with all my beloved. had you been shut up then all by yourself. I always expected to see your mothers bonnie face by my Ingleside, which does not mean [underlined: a stone], or a hole in the floor! Thank the father as he should be thanked. The pretty leaves were spoiled not so the unspoilable kindness. Loving you all dearly. we are your obliged E & Jeanne Carr. University of California, Oakland, Cal. Oct 29, 1873.Dear Louie, I received your letter only to day, but should not have waited for it to thank your father for the grapes. The grapes came last Monday morning, we ha a notice that they were at the express office Sat evening too late to get them before the hour of closing. That was the day after the meeting of the Club. We distributed them immediately among the friends — and left for San Jos’! where the State Grange were in convention last week, which with some doings in the Normal School 06374


Oakland, Calif.

Date Original

1873 Oct 29


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 26 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 02, Image 1211

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