Louie [Strentzel] Muir


John Muir


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[4]as possible, and then called her out to see the ships & a train just coming round the hill: in a moment she became interested in all in sight, and when we walked down the hill she seemed as cheerful as ever. Grandma was not well enough to go, & lately, on account of the danger of going up and down Cemetery hill, she favors my plan of building the tomb at the old home, beside Uncle and Brother Johnny, without disturbing them from their quiet rest. Grandma begs you to write and say what plan you think is best, but she still feels[1]Martinez, California.May 31, 1893.Dear John,Your beautiful letters three, of May 26th from Chicago came last evening: and glad were we, for the silence since you went away has been long and dreary. Your note from St. Paul came only a day sooner, but your telegrams gave us comfort indeed. We all wrote to you at Portland and also at Portage but you seem to have missed all but Wanda’s letter.01669


Martinez, California

Date Original

1893 May 31


Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 23 cm.

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Reel 07, Image 1006

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