Wanda and Helen [Muir]
[letterhead]May 3112 noonDear babies Wanda & Helen.I came here last night on the special train the most velvety soft & superb train I ever saw. John Burroughs was the first to greet me in the crowd. & I Have been shaking hands ever since The party are exceptionally good natured for scientists Not a single fight Yet Brewer is [hale?] & hearty as ever He alone might be trusted to keep all calm & harmonious. He has a regular peace-be-still face. Fernow is very jolly. Fernow the botantist such a Capital fellow02587[letterhead]& as far as I have seen so are they all.We have got our room on the steamer & will sail this eveningI wish you all could be with me We will go to Glacier Bay & perhaps up the Stickeen a days journey all details of visits to different points are settled by committees etcThe lectures are the only things that bother me. I'm down for one on glaciers this eveningLove to Mamma & Maggie. Heaven bless you darlingsJohn Muir02587
Original letter dimensions: 21.5 x 14 cm.
Reel 10, Image 0815
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