Joanna [Muir Brown]


John Muir


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[4]We are still here at mothers, waiting for Walter to accomplish his R.R. and Trust Co. work at Philadelphia, He has had many discouragements and many unforeseen difficulties to contend with but he remains undaunted and says he must and will succeed, He made a flying trip to K.C. last week, arriving there in the morning and returning to Phila. in the evening of the same day, He went to the house which is still closed and reports everything undisturbed.[1]Portage WisDec. 8, 1889Dearest brother John:-Your long letter to Annie which came this moring, and which I have had the pleasure and pain of reading gives us too clear an idea of the much work physical and mental and no play, which is yours at present. Over work of one


Portage, Wisc

Date Original

1889 Dec 8


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25 cm.

File Identifier

MSS 048 John Muir Papers

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Letter from Joanna [Muir Brown] to John Muir, 1889 Dec 8


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