James D[avie] Butler


John Muir


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[letterhead][in margin: This hotel was built by Henry & his partner.[illegible] they are lawyers. They put it up as a speculation]Sept. 20 1889.Mr John Muir,My dear friend of all times. I was very glad that you at last gave up [illegible]. More than that you gave me a map of your life such as I demanded. Besides, you ask whether you have sent me photographs of your girls. No you have not at all, by any manner of means. Pray fulfill your promise of those presentiments which I know are no counterfeits, and that right early. Address Madison, as my hope is to be in my own cottage soon. In all that street I am


Superior, Wis

Date Original

1889 Sep 20


Original letter dimensions: 23 x 14.5 cm.

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Reel 06, Image 0253

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