[Page 1] Yosemite Valley Jan 30th 1870 Dear friend Duncan Sterling, I believe that it is a rule in epistolary intercourse in case of silence on the part of a correspondent who never corresponds from one January to another to strike him off the list. But do not think that you are going to get away so easily. I break all rules in this lawless kind of life. I hear that you are very well and that you are a storekeeper-post master etc and moreover that you are a “better boy than ever” and are very fond of fish trout. I congratulate you upon all of these items of intelligence,
Yosemite Valley [Calif.]
1870 Jan 30
Original letter dimensions: 20 x 13 cm.
1870 Jan 30 JM to Duncan Sterling
MSS 307 Muiriana
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