[John Muir]


David [Gilrye Muir]


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[4]& cheer up Louie & grandma by teasing them & talking sheer blank nonsense & humbug. They must miss me sadly in this line of good doing & the house must be most devoutly dull duller than human nature or women nature can bear & dont forget to cheer up yourself & allow California & Providence to brighten your life - Love to EtteYour lonely but loving brother John[1][letterhead]LONDON, August 8th 1893Dear brother DaveI was glad to get your letter today for in this huge wilderness of a town I was desperately lonely. I can find some good friends here by hunting long enough but I can not resist the temptation to flee to the mountains & glaciers & wild gardens of Switzerland. Then


London, [England]

Date Original

1893 Aug 8


Original letter dimensions: 18 x 23 cm.

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Reel 07, Image 1250

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