Wanda Muir


[Louie Strentzel Muir]


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[1]Crockers [July 14, 1901]Dear MamaWe reached here yesterday after a most delightful trip. Helen and I were the only people on the whole stage who were not the least bit tired and who enjoyed it tremendously and we have been perfectly happy ever since, up here one not only feels well but it seems as if every seperate part of you feels seperately and individually comfortable and blissful. This is a beautiful place and these great trees are glorious and the air fine. Papa looks like another person since he got up here and rested all of yesterday afternoon, he didn't cough at all this morning and is just bubling over with fun. We are the jollyest crowd you ever saw, they are all nice and I am sure we will all get along well together wet met Mr Sawyer on the train and Grace at Chinese Camp. Dr Merriam's three asistants Mr Goldman, Mr [Gants] and Muir McKelvey met us here We will be able to get and send letters once in a while as all Dr Merriam's mail will be sent here but you may not hear from us again for a week or more. We are going to start tomorrow and go as far as the bad condition of the road will let us. we heard just now that we could probably get through to the meadows in about five days but anyway it doesn't matter much where we are for it is all fine and "it is good02481


Crocker's [Calif.]

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[1901 Jul 14]


Original letter dimensions: 29.5 x 20 cm.

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