E. C. Love
D[aniel and Emma?] Muir
to stop without havnig first ascertained that he is at home. This trip from Riverside did not take me though Martinez, as I came up by water. I prefer traveling by water wherever I can, as it is so pleasant on the boat. I wrote to Mr. Muir and he was very prompt in replying and said he would be at home all the week but it was Friday before I could make it convenient to leave the city. Arriving at Martinez, I learned that he lived two miles from the station. It was a beautiful day & it did not take long to walk out to his residence - just the distance from Avery to Three Oaks - and how many, many times we have been over that two miles "over the ties", when the road were muddy; but all is now changed there - the road between Avery and Three Oaks is graveled now and it is generally better walking than
1900 Feb 27
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