G. M. Lake


John Muir


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01547[4]smiles for the [penniless?] seeker after her treasures, as she does for the Millionare tenant of a Silver mounted casket. But I am getting off the [bad?]. It has been raining and snowing here for the last two days I am camped I a little cleft of rocks with only my little [square?] of canvass over my bed – As you saw it at [illegible] Meadows. I am writing by the light of my camp fire so you will excuse imperfections. I shall be glad to hear from you and in the event of your employing me will answer in person as the [illegible] possible moment after receiving your letter Hoping you are in good heathI amYours most trulyG. M. Lake.


Fish Creek, Fresno Co., Cal

Date Original

1891 Dec


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 12.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 07, Image 0434

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Page 3


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