John Muir


Louie [Strentzel Muir]


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[letterhead][1]Aug 16 1896Dear Louie,Im coming home on the Queen Will arrive in S F about the 20th or 21st We go first to N[illegible] for coal & that will be a fine trip missed on the way up. I have a lot of cones young trees, etc. which would be spoiled in hunting Sargent. He is in the Olympia forests & I have not been able to discover his plans after returning here so Ill meet him in Cal. or southern Oregon later.The Alaska trip was a fine one every way through I failed to get to Yakutat, 02142[letterhead][2]The Osborns are going thome by the Canadian Pacific.Im too late for the Crater Lake trip but can make it any time. I got Helens & Wandas letter yesterday & was glad also to get your telegram last night.Goodbye for a day or two Love to all. Darling Helen & Wanda Ill soon see you & bring lovely cones & flowersEver AffectionatelyJohn Muir02142


Seatle, Wash

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Original letter dimensions: 21.5 x 14 cm.

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