John Muir


Mary [Muir]


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CALIFORNIA ASSOCITATED SOCIETIES\ FOR THE CONSERVATION OF WILD LIFE W. P. TAYLOR, SECRETARY BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA Letter from Meaford, Canada Oct 23 [1864]Our family here consists of first of all Me a most good man and big boy Second Daniel who is also mostly big and three or four trifles funny Third Mr William Trout an unmarried boy of thirty summers who according to a multiplicity of common prognostications is going to elect a lady mistress of TroutsHollow some day (Fourth) Charles Jay a bird of twenty five who is said to coo to a Trout He is created like a blue jay with bristly hair and good natured and vocieferous as any parrot This jay & last mentioned Trout are in partner- ship and are the rulers of the two scotch heather Muirs Fifth Mary Trout of perhaps more


Meadford, [Canada]

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[1864] Oct 23

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