[Annie] Wanda [Muir]


[Louie S. Muir]


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[3]& a wonderful supper, of plum pudding chocolate cake, nuts, olives, clam chowder ect, ect. The whole affair must have been a tremendous surprise to the three gray squirells & the other little animals that play around the camp, & even the echoes that the big ricks sent back had a startled & unnatural sound.The only really hard side trip that we have taken was the one to Goat Mt. which was tremendious in every sense of the word 28 out of the 50 people who started from camp reached the top, 11 of whom were girls, Helen & I among the number but it was Helen who covered herself with glory by reaching the top first & she did it without any effort with those long slow looking strides of hers & was not at all tired after it. She has been the pet of the camp ever since & the number of trout, pieces of chocolate cheese, & the jam & lemon aid which is bestowed upon her daily is really alarming, but she is getting fat so I guess its good for her. The [whole?]


Camp Colby

Date Original

circa [1904] Jul 5


Original letter dimensions: 25 x 20 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 14, Image 0324

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