Louie [Strentzel] Muir


John Muir


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[4]Col. Sellers wrote a most cordial invitation for us all to visit them in Chicago urging us “to stay at least two weeks with them, so you must be sure to go. They inclose also a letter to Mr. & Mrs. Keith which I sent to you. They were in Europe since Christmas and had just returned. I shall write to Mrs. Sellers tomorrow. Francie is ready to go with the letters, so no more Love to Grandma Muir and the others.Faithfully Yours,Louie Muir[in margin: 872][1]Martinez CaliforniaMay 19, 1893.My beloved husband:O John, how glad we were when the telephone rang out word of your safe arrival in Portland, Tuesday midnight the wind blew so wildly here that I dreaded to think what might be out on the stormy sea and the foaming breakers in the dark. I hope my message reached you in Portland, but it was late before yours’ came to Martinez this morning.


Martinez, California

Date Original

1893 May 19


Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 23 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 07, Image 0964

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