John Muir


Louie [Wanda Muir]


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[Page 5] that I should like to write her. Love to all, Goodnight. I will write a few more lines before we leave. We are still 2000 miles apart, my love, yet since coming from the icy north you seem near enough to touch and hear your voice. It is very hard to be beyond letters. I may possibly get word by the Mary-and-Helen which was to leave S. F. about a month after we did. You will probably get this about the 20th or 22d of August. Goodnight again. I hope you are all-grandmother, grandfather, mother and child-sleeping in health.It must now be nearly One o'clock in the morning in California.


St. Michaels [Alaska]

Date Original

1881 Jul 4


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 14 cm.

Resource Identifier

1881 July 4 JM to Louie

File Identifier

MSS 301 Shone

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1881 July 4 JM to Louie p3 MSS 301


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