Helen Muir


[John Muir]


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[4]you, as soon as you get this letter. And write to Aunt Margaret herself for it would make her so happy, she misses you so - as we all do.And now dear Papa take good care of yourself, and write soon to your loving daughterHelen Muir.RemueraAuckland N.Z. 23rd. Mch 1904[in margin: 152]MadamThis letter as handed to, and opened by us, as no one of the name of John Muir is known here.Should I ever hear of Mr. John Muir I will inform him, you had written to him.I leave Auckland by steamer following the one which carries this letter (or 20th April) on a visit to the old country via Vancouver but in the interval will make every enquiry in order if possible to locate your relative.Yours trulyJames Muir.[1]Martinez, CaliforniaMarch 1[st?], 1904.Dear Papa,Since I wrote last we received one more letter from you, to make us all happy. But I do wish we could know just where to write, you would not seem quite so far away then I have been wondering whether you have received the first letter I sent to Auckland. If you receive this one please cable to us just where to write.We are all about as usual here, Mama is fairly well Aunt Margaret is a little better and able to go about the house and yard. Wanda is studying hard at Berkeley but keeps well, and we see her every Saturday. I am feeling perfectly well once more03344


Martinez, Calif.

Date Original

1904-03-01 00:00


Original letter dimensions: 21 x 26.5 cm.

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Reel 14, Image 0080

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