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John Muir


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1[1]Fish Creek Fresno Co CalSunday Eve. Dec 1891Mr John MuirDear SirHere I am, still in the mountains. I came down from Kings River Canon the last of November, and came up here the first of the present month to examine some mines But the parties interested have decided not to work them for the present and So I am out of work I should like to get employment from you on your ranch for the winter if you can furnish it to me – I am accustomed to general ranch work and would do my best to give you satisfaction. Am a Machinest by trade Have run most all kinds of Straw Machinery, and


Fish Creek, Fresno Co., Cal

Date Original

1891 Dec


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 12.5 cm.

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