John Muir


Dav[id Gilrye Muir]


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013403with small wages at first then perhaps you had better send him out to me & I will set him to work. And when you want to retire to private life & seek an honest living you had better rid yourself of those [illegible] good, [illegible] [illegible] & come too - Am hard at work on the vineyards & orchards while the publishers of [illegible] Cal are screaming for copy while months have been taken up by sickness etc. We are well again however & [illegible] thankful. When are you going to visit us now that your political partner has cained office you will no doubt be held closer than ever. Your wife ought to have made you bring her out here on her wedding trip. Farewell. My kindest regards to her & all the family. Ever truly yours brother John


Martinez, [Calif]

Date Original

1889 Apr 20


Original letter dimensions: 27.5 x 21 cm.

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Reel 06, Image 0063

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Page 3


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