May F. B[enton]


John Muir


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[letterhead] [in margin: 87] 01244Oakland Oct 21dDear John Muir:Grateful thoughts for your kindly remembrance of us have been flying your way ever since the grapes arrived but unfortunately for busy fingers these wings were not steady enough to carry them further then the thoughts.As I opened the box the fresh sweet breath seemed wafted from the country and it is the only one I have had this year for I have not been able to leave home. The


Oakland, [Calif]

Date Original

[1886?] Oct 21


Original letter dimensions: 18 x 23 cm.

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Reel 05, Image 0712

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