Joanna [Muir Brown]


John Muir & Louie {Strentzel Muir]


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[4]wishes Wanda and Helen had been here to eat some fo her birthday cake that had "Ethel" on it in candy.Walter says he knows he ought to have written you, and will soon, but is not quite ready he had had some very try- ing delays in his business. He did not tell me to say this but I know it is a long time since he has written you. I hope that one or both of you will write some times for we like to know of your welfare. We have had a very pressing invitation to come to Cal. to visit Mr and Mrs [Turner?] who are located in Los Gatos. It would be very pleasant to accept the invitation and visit you too, but that will be imposs sible at present, doubtless the time will come. Walter wishes to be remembered with kindest regards to you all.With much love Joanna.Kansas City Mo. Nov. 13, 1888.My dear John & Loui:-I am sur- priced when I think how long I have been in telling you how much pleased I am with the childrens pictures and also the exquisite little shell with its treasure of sea noises. The photo- graphs are lovely and I am sure must be very like the children. I had been wishing for their pictures for Annie L. had written


Kansas City, Mo

Date Original

1888 Nov 13


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25 cm.

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Reel 05, Image 1202

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