J. S. Merriam


John Muir


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[2]I hope you may recall our speaking of the [Noctes?], once on one of those happy, happy days of which all [illegible] [large?] in red letters, when it was my great good for time to be with you, somewhere between Visalia and the Ke[illegible] Pass, probably in the National Sequoia Park-I hope the books reached you because you then expressed your love of the N[illegible] - my card was enclosed but I fear it was not observed.[3]I meant it to reach you by Xmas time when I hope you were all together - those two dear girls whom I love to think of [among?] the lovely things of those days - and your good wife - I hope the girls did not forget to tell her of our talk about her - I trust her health is complete and that you are all well these New Year days - Of course they are or have been home from school for the holidays, and why should they not send me


New York

Date Original

1903 Jan 5


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 13, Image 0036

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Page 2


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