J[oanna] M[uir] Brown


John Muir


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[2]possible for you to shake off a part of it? I will be glad when you have your affairs arranged so that you can give all your time to your writing and study for surely that is enough for one man, You ask if Walter has felt the pressure of the financial times- He has in this way – that the closeness of the money market has made it very tedious getting his finance Co. sufficiently developed to make it a paying[3] 01485concern and of course having put everything into it and the R.R. it is very necessary that it should pay. Yet though he has been in straights sometimes he is still working on with good degree of courage, for it would almost seem that he is not capable of discouragement, and we have always had enough to live on, so we need not complain, but the long separation has been hard to bear – We would have gone to Philadelphia to him


Portage, Wis

Date Original

1891 Jan 25


Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 23 cm.

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Reel 07, Image 0025

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