John Muir


Louie [Wanda Muir]


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[Page 3] make all the haste I can, both away and back + if should seem to move slowly you may be sure that I cannot help it, as this excitement of travel makes me weaker than I seemed at home, though I am much better today than I expected. Take particular care of yourself and the baby, and that will be so much off my mind. Several people asked me if I had a photograph of Wanda and seemed very curious to see what manner of girl she was. I hope grandma is getting better and that the Doctor will not allow the affairs of the ranch that I have left worry or fatigue him. I left the city with about $225.00 and I am afraid this may be too little. So Sisson will let me


Sissons Station [Mount Shasta, Calif.]

Date Original

1885 Aug 12


Original letter dimensions: 21 x 14 cm.

Resource Identifier

1885 Aug 12 JM to Louie

File Identifier

MSS 301 Shone

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1885 Aug 12 JM to Louie p3


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