John Muir


[David Gilrye Muir]


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[1867] [in margin: Fernandina Fla Going to Cedar Key] Oct. 15th Near Fernandina FloridaDear brother I rec'd your remittance in about one week after receiving your letter It took ten days to get her I mean to go to Cedar Key Fla & watch a chance for Cuba or some other of the W. Indies I took the boat from Savannah to Fernandina because the coun- try is covered with wet impenetrable swamps I will re- commence my walking this morning I sent my plants per ex' to you please give them to Sarah to care of untill I return Tell her to keep them dry and away from rats & if you or any of you open them to look at them please be extremely careful to avoid mixing or misplacing them


Near Fernandina, Fla.

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[1867] Oct 15


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 13.0 cm

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