Louie [Strentzel] Muir


John Muir


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[4]known all over California so I hope his statement will have some little effect. It seems to me that if you could go with Mr. Johnson to Washington City now and talk to many Members of Congress especially our own Senator Perkins that you might work wonders with them for the forests. I shall write again tomorrow my eyes are tired nowLovingly YoursLouie Muir[in margin: 878]01733[1]Martinez, CaliforniaSept. 21, 1893.Dear John,We hope that you will be safe and well in New York when this letter reaches there. O how the children and I have longed to be able to go and meet you on the way, but we do not dare to make the attempt to travel so far, although Helen is perfectly well, and as bright & playful as a bird. Europe has seemed


Martinez, California

Date Original

1893 Sep 21


Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 23 cm.

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Reel 07, Image 1351

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