Julia M[errill] Moores


John Muir & Louie Muir


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[in margin: 818]00922Indianapolis June 6th 1880 232 N. Ala. [illegible]My Dear ‘John & Louie Muir’,The little box enclosing the orange blossoms(?) and the cake came safely to hand a day or two since. We were all delighted to have this assurance that the rumors we had heard through Prof. Jordan – were true. No doubts after this! John Muir we knew. Louie Muir we shall have to learn. But if she is a part of John, the task will not be difficult. Yet we are human enough not to be entirely satisfied with faith – we want to be told how she looks – how & why she ran away with John’s heart – and


Indianapolis, [Ind.]

Date Original

1880 Jun 6


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25 cm.

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Reel 04, Image 0195

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