John Muir


Dan[iel H. Muir]


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[2]together with all your [illegible] [illegible[ [illegible] & [illegible] I am in haste - Yours very cordially John Muir[3] Port Hope, August 9th 1867 Dear Uncle Daniel Mother has received the letter that you wrote last she thought it was as funny that she let Uncle John and Pa read it. she did not knew any thing about the people that you spoke about. so that she had to ask Uncle John if he knew any thing about them. Pas is cutting wheat today it is the first of his own this year he has harvest. [illegible] [illegible] to help him. Uncle [John?] and Merrill is going away to night. there was not any school to day because the teacher was sick. Uncle John and Merrill was over [at?] the Observatory [illebgible] [illegible] the [illegible] time they were over they went over to wolf hill and got some birch bark, and I think it is very strange I will send you a piece of it so that you can see it Merrill wrote a letter to one of his friends in Indianapolis on it


Port Hope [Wisc.?]

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[1867 Aug 9]

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Reel 01, Image 1110

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