John Muir


[Annie] Wanda [Muir]


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[1][letterhead][in margin: The Thyme was very sweet]New York, June 20 1893Dear Wanda I got your nice letter yesterday It was dated June 12. I was feeling very lonesome not getting any letters from home for so long. I suppose you will say that you thought I would be away, & that therefore it would be no use to write. But I think I told you all that it would not matter whether I was away because Mr Johnson would forward them wherever I went. It has been & is very hot here & I always feel anxious about Helen in hot weather especially when the fruit is ripe, & might make her sick or cause toothache. So you may know I was very glad to know that she was well, & all of you & glad to hear that grandma is better. In this hot weather she


…New York

Date Original

1893 Jun 20


Original letter dimensions: 23 x 14.5 cm.

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Reel 07, Image 1114

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