John Muir


[David Gilrye Muir]


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[6]Charles Jay is frequently found guilty of joking. How do you get along in learning your trade How do you spend your [coinings?] How many & what kind of acquaintances have you What church do you attend I suppose that you still intend to go to school. I am sure that a year spent in the study of practical machanics will not be bewarled as lost Mary Hareus is teaching school in Sydenham Her .P.O is still M[illegible] I am very sleepy will you please send me the following books by express as soon as possible Loomis's Introduction to practical Astronomy (Latest edition) Elements of [deleted the] Anyleytical Geometry and of the Integral and Differential calculus of LoomisThe people of the Hollow send their respects I remain affectionately your [brother?] John


St. Vincent

Date Original

1866 Feb 28

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