Joanna [Muir Brown]


John Muir & Louie {Strentzel Muir]


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[2]so much concerning their charms, and I do not think she can have exag- erated. What delight you must take in them, and what pleasure in teaching them. I know by the ex- quisite comfort we take in our own little ones,How does "Pcituresque California" pro- gress, and how does your health endure the close application? I manage to write a little story once in a while for the children' book, but household cares take so much of my time that I do not accom plish much in that direction[3] 01324Oh: John, I had such a delightful visit at home this summer, It does me good yet. It had been nearly seven years since I had seen Mother and Sarah and all the young folks, and everybody, friends as well as relatives did so much to make it pleasant for us. I did not know I could enjoy it so much.We are having magnificent weather, the children play out of doors most of the time and are in robust health. Ethel wishes Wanda to know that she has just had a nice little birthday party. It being her sixth birthday She says she


Kansas City, Mo

Date Original

1888 Nov 13


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 05, Image 1204

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Page 2


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