John E. Varnel


John Muir


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whole thing before he will say he will take hold and go in with me and if you can find time I wish you would take the matter in hand and get up one on a small scale such a model as you would wish to have pattented and forward to me by express I am in no great hurry but any time you can conveniently find time say by odd spells you might get up one and I think I can manage to go into the trade. we shall always be happy to hear from you and will always answer prompt pleas tell us what you are doing and what kind of a man [illegible] Weird has proved to be and all par[illegible] Culver says he would like to receive a letter from you at any time you may see fit to write hoping you may prosper and that the good Lord may bless you in all your undertakings I will subscribe myself Yours Very Respectivly John H.VarnelN. B. there has no letters came into this office for you as yet have you got up any new designs of anything as yet if so tell me in your next J H V


Madison, Wisc.

Date Original

1860 Oct 13


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25.0 cm

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File Identifier

Reel 01, Image 0071

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Page 2


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