J. A. Blake


John Muir


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about so when you write please tell me about the matter. Rice is not here this term he is teaching. Griffins folks I suppose you know have mov- ed to another part of the town. During this term I have boarded with Prof. Sterling. The Corr. Sec. of the young men's chris. asso. is a new member Mr M. Norton. Our Sec. has been instructed to write to absent mem- bers. I have not seen Mrs Skinner for an age and I do not know much about her. But I must stop for want of paper Your brother in Christ J. A. BlakeTell D Muir I am very sorry that I did not see him and his lady when they called and if he comes down this way again I want him to call me out of the class yours J. Blake00341Wisconsin University, Madison, Nov. 24 1863. Very dear friend Muir, I received yours of the 1st inst, in due time, and I was much pleased to learn your place of res- idence, for I was really anxious to write to you, but not knowing your address I was forced to remain silent. Why did you not write sooner? I am sorry that you have been detain- ed at home by the draft, but you left me in the dark as to the particular respect in which you were636


Wisconsin University, Madison, [Wisc]

Date Original

1863 Nov 24


Original letter dimensions: 20.0 x 24.5 cm

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