Mary [Muir Hand]


[John Muir]


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[1]Kearney, NebSep. 21. 189Dear brother Johnand family - No doubt you have about given up all thought of hearing from me. I have been for too long in writing, but never mind I may do better in days to come. Before me lies a letter, partly ready that was written for you a month ago. If you will give credit for a little good intention, I will proceed to rewrite some of it.I thank you for the Atlantic Monthly you02624[2]2.sent us nearly a year ago.We enjoyed your article The Yellowstone Park, very much indeed, and greatly appreciate your kindness in sending it. Willis thinks it very fine.A short time ago our near neighbor, Mrs. Prof. Morey gave me an Atlantic Monthly to read containing your article The Yosemite National Park. We were greatly pleased, as we always are with your writings.Some time ago I sent my copy of "The Mountains of California" to a neighbor, the lady is so charmed with it she wants a copy and02624


Kearney, Neb.

Date Original

circa 189[9] Sep 21


Original letter dimensions: 22.5 x 14 cm.

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Reel 10, Image 0987

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