Wanda [Muir]


[Louie Strentzel Muir]


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[7]tree. since then we have led the pack horses and they have behaved beautifully and in spite of the fact that the Stanford Berkeley packers are both amateurs we have no sore packed horses and have not had to repack anything since that first day. I am as black as any Indian you ever saw and I walk and ride a good deal like one but in the evening around the camp fire we sing college songs and give Berkeley and Stanford yells with a beautiful impartiality while we stir the beans and make bread. Helen [is?] very well and happy and is getting [illegible]. Tomorrow we start up the [illegible]oga [illegible] but I dont know how far we [will?] go, we will go in easy days trips till we get into the snow.Do please write, and let me know what you and Papa are doing, and forward any of my letters to Yosemite and mark them "hold till called for" How I wish that you could be up here under the sugar pines with the rest of us for it must be pretty hot and dusty and lonesome at home. Please don't go and get tired out, anyway and09189


Crocker's [Calif.]

Date Original

[1903] May 28


Original letter dimensions: 25.5 x 20.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 13, Image 0586

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