Emily O. [Pelton] Wilson


John Muir


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[1]August 23d, 1905John MuirMartinez Cal.Dear old friend I am deeply pained at news which reached me only this day. Mrs Knox writes me that in a Pasadena paper she saw the notice of the death of your wife.Now Mrs Knox is in Buffalo N.Y. and I have been expected there for more than a week and my mail from Morrison has been forwarded there036172I think and if you have written me your letter has probably gone there.I think it strange none of my California friends have not written me if that item be true - I hope it is not - but I fear if pneumonia once had hold of your wife it would go hard with her.Much love and sympathy for you all if you are in afflictions and will you not let me hear particulars.I left Morrison in July and am with my cousin Jessie Harshberger, we have been stopping on the shore of the lake north of Chicago03617


Chicago, Ill

Date Original

1905-08-23 00:00


Original letter dimensions: 22.5 x 14 cm.

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