John Muir


Louie [Wanda Muir]


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[Page 3] and Kansas City. Willis Hand and Mary are now at Kansas City. They leave for home next Monday and I fear I may miss them. Still another of your letters has just arrived dated Aug. 31 by which I learn that Wanda is quite well and Grandma getting stronger while you are not well as you should be. I have tried to get you conscious of the necessity of the utmost care of your health - especially at present and again remind you of it. The Yellowstone period was as you say far too short and it required bitter resolution to learn all. The trip however as a whole has been far from fruitless in any direction. I have gained telling glimpses of the continent from the car windows and have seen most


Portage City [Wisc]

Date Original

1885 Sep 10


Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21 cm.

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1885 Sep 10 JM to Louie

File Identifier

MSS 301 Shone

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1885 Sep 10 JM to Louie p3


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