W. H. Trout


John Muir


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I dont understand where you timber is to come from in such a country as that but the letter will explain All of our folks are well except James & Alexander and a daugher of Charlie Jay's all these are badly effected with Brights disease Joe Whitelaw Maggie's husband died this winter Mary died nearly 4 years ago Charlie is again married I am placing the address on this letter from memory hope it will reach you all right Yours EtcW. H. Trout


…Milwaukee, Wis

Date Original

1887 Apr 14


Original letter dimensions: 27 x 20.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 05, Image 0808

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Page 3


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