Louie [Strentzel] Muir


[John Muir]


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[4]"the insult offered to California in surrounding the State reservation with a National Park." Edward & Coleman are cheerful & comfortable. Grape vines just enormous in length, winds blowing. No more chinamen returned. Apples sold at 90cts to 1.00. [Kam?] is going to the P.O. so goodbye my beloved.Faithfully YoursLouie Muir[in margin: 863]01444[1]Martinez, CaliforniaJuly 3d, 1890.My dear husband,Your letters of June 17 from Victoria, did not reach here until June 29, having come by way of Fort Wrangel, while I worried fearing you might be on the way to Mount St. Elias. The children were very happy over their own little letters, and talked and planned for many wonderful journeys with you to see the blue waves and foam bubbles, and the great whales, and the white birds diving, and the beautiful glaciers; but Helen seemed to fear that mama would not be able to go so far, and climbed up to put her arms around


Martinez, California

Date Original

1890 Jul 3


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 06, Image 0551

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