San Francisco he to stop at St Jo. MO. I to go to Providence RI I had been away five years and of course my friends appeared glad to see me but of course that soon wore off and in less than two months I got a chance to work in Worcester at a Grocery Store and I have been in the same mans employ ever since he has done well for me and I have tried to do the same for him so you see it is not hard for me to give you an account as you sasked for Of course you know I got married we have boy and girl both living and they are up to the average and both doing well. I own my home keep a horse to drive and in fact have about all there is to make us contented. (but of course you know we are not)Mr Muir, I have kept some track of you by your writings in papers and books and one of the NY papers had a long piece also you pictures My daughter saw it first and brought it to me wanted to know if I could tell who it was. You see I have told them so much about you and our wanderings together that they know you most as well as I I was not surprised to hear that John Smith was dead he was older than he looked to be I would like to see George [Kinney?] I sometimes think I will take a trip out there and see what is left of old friends and see what Changes there are When you write me again you must give me more particulars about Hutching how does it happen that he has had fourand as I have given you as complete a history as I can and I will say that my best wishes accompany this letter and I shall be more than pleased to hear from youYours SincerelyHenry Randall#554 Pleasant StWorcester Mass
1901 Dec 15
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