D[avid] G. M[uir]


John Muir


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[4] Dear Brother John I never thought you wanted to go west but seeing you have gone I hope you will write to me tell me what kind of a shop you have got into what they make what you do and how you like it if you have found any lenses yet if you know how an artesian well getts its powr if you have invented any thing yet how long you mean to stay there and all other news you can find we are very busy at present I have no time to make anything I have had a hard time with Lumbago this morning bit I have about got [illegible] [illegible] your letter from Philadelphia they just said they had no situation to offer you at present Mother says she will write to you as soon as she gets time Joanna sends her love to you and so does Mary and Anna time is scarce Good bye from your Brother Daniel 00243


Hickory Dale [Wisc.]

Date Original

1860 Oct 14


Original letter dimensions: 31.5 x 39.5 cm

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Reel 01, Image 0081

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Page 4


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