Abbigail A. Allen


John Muir


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[2]other business to make such plans for myself that I might join her and visit my daughters, in Alameda - Jessie goes as far as Seattle on this pass, while I remain in Alameda until Jessie returns from her Seattle errand, which is to attend an Anniversary event of a "Golden Wedding" of my sister Ellen with three marriageable daughters This is a journey that will give Jessie a needed [rest?] and change I thank you for the correction [illegible] the years when Ladies were Admitted into College Halls Do you not think it was a great point gained for girls, it was not a popular move among the staid Prebyterian mostly not favorable to CoEducation Am I right in saying that several years passed before Ann Arbor admitted young ladies to the University Classes? I fear I have trespassed upon your time and patience. But if I remind you of your keeping in mind my [illegible] "[illegible] G[illegible]ier" Story" you will not [illegible] will you - I have reminded our Hattie of your request for our family Photos and [illegible] daughters


Alameda [Calif.]

Date Original

[1901 ?] Dec 7


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 11, Image 0969

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