John Muir


[Jeanne C.] Carr


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last evenings bedroom My route will be through Kingston & Madisonvile Tenn' & through Blairs- ville & Gamsville Georgia Please write me at Gamsville I am terrible letter hungry I hardly dare to think of home & friends It was a few miles South of Louisville where I planned my journey I spread out my map under a tree & made up my mind to go through Kg, Tenn' & ga', to Florida, thence to C[illegible], thense to some part of S America but it will be only a hasty walk I am thankful however for so much I will be glad to receive any advice from you. I am very ignorant of all things pertain- ing to this journey Again farewell J MuirMy love to the Butlers I am sorry I could not see J[illegible]' Spooner before leaving Mad


Burkesville, Kentucky

Date Original

[1867] Sep 9


Original letter dimensions: 39.5 x 16.0 cm

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Reel 01, Image 1140

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Page 3


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