J[ohn] Strentzel


John Muir


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[2]of that smoky conglomeration of dwelling boses with its facilities of drug-shops and doctors is quite another thing. – So I say a poor place you are in for con[illegible]ting snaps & cookies from mountain meal & Sequoia Sugar. Nothing short of some square miles of Kitchen with unlimited brose garden can keep up your culinary g[illegible] in perfection – but as your apprenticeship can not yet be broken, next best, your bodily demand shall be con- fronted with a [illegible] of spicy “Ne[illegible].” We are exceedingly glad to hear of your little Helen’s Sweet recovery, as so many precious flowers have recently cruelly been re- moved from the reach of


Alhambra, [Calif]

Date Original

1879 Aug 2


Original letter dimensions: 41 x 21.5 cm.

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Reel 03, Image 1128

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Page 2


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