[John Muir and Family]
GEO.HANSENLANDSCAPE ARCHITECT3706 HEARST AVENUE, BERKELEY, CAL.ADVISORY ARCHITECT TO PARK COMMISSIONS,MUNICIPALITIES AND CEMETERY ASSOCIATIONS[illegible]And it came as I was told:-there was no [illegible] christmas.papa told the boy that santa clans sack busted when he came near this roof. you cant get most into the diningroom. papa was his way of putting it.- Next morning when he stoodrou and in the cold bedroom where mother helped me she told him to go to the warm kitohen and play,"what have I get is play with? came forth the moat moume-ryull ansser.and ,Played automobile around mothor's stove.[illegible]The good mother sends hsr good thanks for your kindness, she is golhg down the post office to cash the order, and the boy is to drop this message.Five people that I worked for me in the past sent presents four unlocked for.And the present of all? it was from the laboring man who did for ae the first stroke of work here 8 years since. His cow 'a milk has nourixhed me often.But today came the proud ten year old boy of his
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