John Muir


Louie [Strentzel Muir]


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[4]be effected by this poison of the old [pond?], she is so delicate I feel very uneasy about her though I know well that you all are alive to the dangerTell Wanda & Helen that I will write them a letter & send them some Tacoma flowers & tell some Tacoma stories after I get back from this excursionLove to you & hrs to all from John Muir.01312[Yelen Prarie?] Aug. 9th 1888.Dear Louie. After writing you from Seattle I received your first letter & was much comforted. The one you send to Victoria I will have forward -ed. Owing to change of plans we will be in Seattle once more if all goes well in about two weeks & you may write me there Care of J. B. Metcalf. Office Attorney General. We arrived here yesterday morning & now at 6 o'clock breatfast over & everything packed we are waiting that coming of the horses we hired to carry baggage This is a beautiful dry gravelly


Yelm Prarie, [Washington Territory]

Date Original

1888 Aug 9


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25.5 cm.

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Reel 05, Image 1122

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