Louie [Strentzel Muir]


John Muir


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[2]must stay in the house today on account of the cold cold wind. A cold drizzling rain commenced at 3 o’clock yesterday afternoon and lasted all night, making a great pattering and clattering on the tin roof, but yet not wholly conquering the dust. Coleman brought over some men & gathered many Ferraras to pack to day. We went to see Aunt Margaret yesterday and she is much better. Miss Graydon is still very anxious about her brother who is dangerously sick with Typhoid Fever[3]Her father has reached Whatcom, Washington, does not like so much rain there, and wants to come on to California so the poor girl has more than enough care on her mind. Dorville Libby wrote again, wanting to come here Wednesday, that is yesterday but Grandma being sick, I telegraphed him that you were away, & that you would call to see him, so please do not forget. He is in room 1, the Flood Building. There are some grapes left if they want to come up next Sunday or Monday. There is also a friendly 01541


Martinez, California

Date Original

1891 Nov 19


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 07, Image 0365

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