Abbigaill Allen


[John Muir]


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[2]It was in this wish, but so much better then I I am place them to coppy a paragraph to be sure I am right in the wording.I am glad to tell you Ive am all well and our Hattie was of on her outing coming to see me while Jessie has gone to city and will have a change of scene & air, while Hattie is staying with me. Our new tenants who have taken all of the lower floor are very pleasant and companionable[3]I was so filed with anxiety after hearing of the mothers death, I think I must have written these lines of comfort just to ease my mind, and hoping they would be acceptable to all of you and give you a grain of real comfort, as they have been to me. I committed them to memory so as to be sure I should have them at hand, when the nights grew long and my thoughts grew too heavy to bear.


San Jose

Date Original

1905-10-09 00:00


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 15, Image 0797

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Page 2


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