Joanna [Muir Brown]


John Muir


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(3)March number of the Atlantic Monthly and was very glad that Ethel happened onto it, for it is the most and best you have ever written of your early life. Almost all of it seemed very familiar to me as I remember nearly all of it. Some of the incidents I remember too well. Will this too come in book form?Aside from the fact that we are all pretty well, I have nothing cheering to write for Walter has just gone through bankruptcy court, which leaves a pretty heavy burden on the girls, and there can be no provision for old age.Hoping that you are not too lonely and that you are in good health I must close with love from the girls and myself.Please do not forget what I once told you: that if ever you needed a sister just to send forJoanna05416


Richmond, Va.

Date Original

1913 Apr 2


Original letter dimensions: 25.5 x 20 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 21, Image 0277

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Page 3


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