Helen Muir


[John Muir]


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2much, there is not much water there now, but the banks looked green and cool. Yesterday morning which was Monday, Wanda wait up at Muir till 7.30 for the 6.15 train, we sat on the ties and wondered why it did not come, and when it did come I had to flag it, it was lots of fun. The reason the train was late, was because there is a bridge of the Santa Fe's that is broken, somewhere along the line, and they have to run their trains over the S.P. track from Bay Point to Stockton. We are all well as usual except Aunt Margaret who has not been nearly so well lately. Tom goes out hunting every day, but seems lonesome, and still keeps coming in the house trying to find you. Stickeen is well and lively, and races after sticks as well as ever.3The bridge over by Aunt Margaret's is being built over, and every one has to come around through here, we did not know before so many people lived in this part of the country and went driving every day, they sprinkled the road through here, so there is no dust. The trestle is being painted the second time, it looks fine now. Which Rail Road are you coming home on? Write and tell us when you are coming, and where you are, it has been about three weeks now that you have been gone. Don't forget my crystals.With love from all, your loving little girl,Helen Muir09230


Martinez, Calif.

Date Original

1900 Sep 4


Original letter dimensions: 22.5 x 14 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 11, Image 0339

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Page 2


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