John Muir


Dav[id Gilrye Muir]


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[in margin: Martinez 1887 (Social)] 01282Martinez Dec. 26, 1887.Dear Brother DaveI wish you & your family a hearty happy New Year hoping that Heavens blessings will attend you in all your works & ways.I was very glad & not at all surprised to hear that you were married. How glad I should have been had you come to us in our sunny country on your wedding tour instead of to Thunder Bay But we will hope now that the journey here is so simple an affair you will still make us a visit & allow us to be good to you-I am [driving?] away at a book that keeps me


Martinez, [Calif]

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1887 Dec 26


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25.5 cm.

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Reel 05, Image 0908

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