E[veline] M[errill]


John Muir


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[1861] Prairie du Chin Jan 21, 1861 Dear Friend John, We were truly glad to hear from you at last I was, and giving expression to my own feelings, I am sure I expressed the sentiments of the rest of the family - that is Mr and Mrs Pelton, and Emily, not forgetting Fannie and so she (Fannie) "would get a [illegible]ible kissing if you could get hold of her." O John John! - that you the inflexible one should allow so foolish a thought to enter your head. While I admire your frankness in acknowledging your [illegible] I regret that you cannot give me a practice demonstration


Prairie du Chien, [Wisc]

Date Original

1861 Jan 21


Original letter dimensions: 20.0 x 25.0 cm

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