James [Davie] Butler
[letterhead] 518Madison, April 15 ‘93My John Muir.My dear Friend. You will no doubt see Chicago, and I want you to see me and mine. Am sorry you have told me nothing of your late adventures. Can it be that you, like me, have turned your walking-stick into a stake? I have supped full of travel, and now seem to be [illegible] with going to and fro in the earth. No journey save to St. Louis to address a club on Phases of witticism. My girls, - long broken down after their Mother’s death, at last found in Chicago a mighty healer. – For three months I have now rejoiced over their recuperation.
1893 Apr 15
Original letter dimensions: 22.5 x 14.5 cm.
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