A[lfred] B[radley] Brown


John Muir


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00237we have been splitting rails. I have not seen you down this way in quite a while I suppose you are busy Constructing Clocks saw mills etc I hope you will have good success in that business. Our singing school was out last Tuesday evening had a very good sing but I suppose it was just as well seeing that the rads are so bad and the evenings are getting rather short. I was much surprised on coming home to see Mr Smith & M Maitland have one or two rounds fighting seeing it was not the kind of fun that interested me I came away from them and left them and their companions to fight it out. its getting rather late John I guess I will quit writing. from your friend A B BrownP S I don't know whether you can read this or not my Pen is very poor and I am in a hurry. but I hope you will except this for an A[illegible] Alfred B. Brown


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Date Original

1859 Mar 18


Original letter dimensions: 18.0 x 14.5 cm

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Reel 01, Image 0061

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