Wm. E. Sibley


John Muir


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[4]I often think of you and the pleasant Sunday morning we spent up the R.R. track last Summer "where do you intend Studying medicine I am exceeding busy every day. I [illegible] I have almost engaged too much for my limited experience in the way of hard work for this Spring at least" but I hope with good luck and God's bless ing to go thro with it all How much I wish at times I could like you lay aside all care and Business and persue some thing that would not bring so much responsibility & worldly anxiety I hope soon however to be less engaged and give more time to reading & the improvement of my mind" Please write me again soon I shall always be glad to hear from you and hope to some day be able to spend a few weeks with you in sudy[illegible] [illegible] Yours with much respect Mr. E. Sibley[1] Pul en Bay, Ohio, Feby 28th /65Mr John Muir Near Meaford [illegible]My Dear Friend Your very kind and welcome favor of Jany. 1st '65 was rec'd in due course of [illegible] and was read with much interest and pleasure" I am sure I feel ashamed that I have neglected or rather been preocuted replying to you before this" My only apology is pressure of business I never was so busy and so much engaged in my life as I have been since I came here" I have thought of you every week and intended 40 times to sit down and write you but never till now have I succeed to have time" I was really glad to hear that you were comfortably situated in your house and hope the time will shortly arrive when you will be able to commence your studies and go through


Put-in-Bay, Ohio

Date Original

1865 Feb 28


Original letter dimensions: 20.0 x 25.0 cm

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