Louie Strentzel


John Muir


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[in margin: 844 Letters of [underlined: 1879] from [underlined: Louie & Mrs & Mr Strentzel]] 00865 [1] Sept 9, 1879Dear John, Sending a letter to you under present conditions seems little more certain than intrusting a message to a wild forest bird: yet I can only try, that you may know I still exist, and that I keep you ever in remembrance. You must think it strange to have heard no word from us during these two long months, but just now a letter came from the Postmaster at Port Townsend saying that my note directing him to remail my letter to Fort Wrangell, reached him one day too late for the steamer


Post Office, Martinez, [Calif]

Date Original

1879 Sep 9


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 24.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 03, Image 1150

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