John Muir


Louie [Wanda & Helen Muir]


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are pleasant companions & I am learning lots about birds & chipmunks. We expect to be in Yosemite in two or three weeks from now & hope to get letters there. Direct postmaster to hold till called for. But for a week from now send a letter or two to Bridgeport, Mono Co. Cal. that is have the letters there in a week from now - later to Yosemite. Tomorrow we start for Murphy, & Sonora thence over the mountains again to Bridgeport & Mono Lake & thence up Bloody Canon to Tuelumne Meadows & Yosemite Then home. I dread the next three days in the heat & horrible dust but soon we will be high and cool again Remember me to Maggie & Sarah & the restEver Yours John MuirI am sending a telegram from here to be forwarded from Murphy & hope for answer at Sonora


Big Trees, Calif.

Date Original

1900 Aug 23


Original letter dimensions: 26 x 41 cm.

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Reel 11, Image 0321

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