J[ulia] M[errill] Moores


[John Muir]


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[1] Fort Mackinan August 19th 1876My Dear Friend, Your farewell note of the 2nd of July – after halting at Indianapolis – and learning the way – followed me here. I wander many times if in your wanderings your feet have ever trod this fair island. I should love to think that you had been here. Sister Kate and I left home the last of June – and have been here with our dear Cousins [underlined: the Houghs] – since then. – You may be sure that we have enjoyed ourselves. We were neither of us well- she worn out with her years labor in school – and I – worn with


Fort Mackinaw

Date Original

1876 Aug 19


Original letter dimensions: 13 x 39.5 cm.

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Reel 03, Image 0449

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