W. H. Brown


John Muir


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[4] Let me hear from you Love [illegible]other a boy about 14 It is a hard blow for their parents but is probably all for the best I have not been very smart for a day or 2 past but think I shall be able to do as much as any one (at the table) in a short time - if nothing serious befalls me - Mr Alber will teach the school in our district this winter - I believe he gets $20 per month - How does friend Palten prosper - has he learned the way to Post Office yet - I presume he has to enquire over in a while - especially if it happens to be a little after dark - Please give him my best respects & also my Friend J. Muir Yours Truly W. H. Brown [1] 00309 Midland, Wis Nov 9th 1862. Friend Muir I seat myself for the purpose of chatting a few minutes with you - A[illegible] through the pen - Which in absence of seeing you, is a very acceptable substitute to introduce through which to converse I meditate frequently upon my visit to the capitol - and altho. 612 disappointed in not seeing Bradley still I must say that I enjoyed myself first rate I think Proff Ca[illegible] lectures on chemistry were very interesting and likewise very instructive. Should I happen into your room tomorrow morning, I presume I should find you [then?] digging away at your Latin Grammar as


Midland Wis[c]

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1862 Nov 9


Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 22.5 cm

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