J[ohn] M. Vanderbilt


John Muir


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00958 [7]the Creeks and over the mountains on the other side where I understand the rich quartz is. We are all well — Annie is full of life and just as sweet as she can be. We are in our own rooms & board with the Anstin family. Young got over the trip all right & brought down with him, the youngest son of old shat with & a niece of the same — The boy he will raise, & the girl is in the “Home”. When will we have the pleasure of seeing you again? We expect to leave in May for [illegible] Bay & Mo[illegible] said Elias wont you join us! Young & L[illegible] Symonds are going — you can feel assured that I will be happy to see you & have your company — bring your wife with you here & my00958 [8]wife will be delighted to have her remain with her during our absence and will do all in her power to make her stay here as comfortable & pleasant as she can in Sitka. My wife joins me in kind regards to yourself & lady sincerely trusting that you will come. Hoping to hear from you I high remainYours Sincerely [JM.?] Vanderbilt


Sitka, Alaska

Date Original

1880 Nov 20


Original letter dimensions: 25 x 20 cm.

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Reel 04, Image 0362

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Page 4


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