John Muir


[Jeanne C.] Carr


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9 Ind' June 9th '67Dear friend Mrs Carr I have been looking over your letters & am sorry to that so many of them are uncons[illegible], My debt to you has been increasing very rapidly of late & I dont think it can ever be paid, I am not well enough to work, & I cannot sit still, I have been reading & botanizing for some weeks, & find that for such work I am not very much disabled, I leave this city for home tomorrow accompanied by Merrill Moores, a little friend of mine eleven years of age, we will go to Decatur Ill'. thence northward through the wide prairies botanizing a


Ind[ianapolis, Ind.]

Date Original

1867 Jun 9


Original letter dimensions: 20.0 x 25.5 cm

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Reel 01, Image 1074

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