Lizzie B. Williams
near you on my eastward journey, last autumn. I wrote a note to you from Chicago, telling you how I had enjoyed them and how to finest and firmest, overe keeping, to delight the eye and palate of my dear mother, who often wished the were again with us at the vintage season After reaching home I became too ill to tell you the sequel, but sent [?] to Harry to do so. So many of the fruit growers of the town came several miles to get a taste of them. I passed through Chicago without stopping, but I gave some to Mrs. Williams sister, who came to see me. The little ring I enclose - I bought for my little fairly friend Wanda - last December, intending to send a good long letter. I do hope it is not too small for some of the dear little fingers. I hope someday to know the girlie. How, my dear Pam would have loved your baby Mrs. Muir! I have been since the 4th of August with our friends at Menlo Park, and I
San Francisco [Calif.]
1883 Oct 2
MSS 048 John Muir Papers
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