John Muir


(Annie) Wanda Muir


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[Page 2] that was driving them put them in the stable & gave them a drink of water & some hay to eat & some barley. & got some more horses to pull the buggy to a funny looking little town & its name is Chinese Camp. & then the horses got tired again & they were all dusty & wet with sweat & so the man put them in the stable & gave them some water & hay & barley & then the poor things were all right. & just now a man came to papa when he was writing this letter & said "is this Mr. Muir", & papa said yes. & then the man gave papa a little letter from Grandpa & the letter said "All well, do not hurry down". & then more horses pulled the buggy up & down man big hills through many bushes with pretty flowers on them & big trees with beautiful cones hanging on the branches & we saw many squirrels


Yosemite Valley [Calif.]

Date Original

1884 Jul 10


Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21 cm.

Resource Identifier

1884 jul 10 jm to wanda

File Identifier

MSS 048 John Muir Papers

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1884 jul 10 jm to wanda p2


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