John Muir


Helen [Muir]


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Martinez, Oct 9, 1905Darling Helen,Your letter your reassuring letter came in due Adamana time & I hope for another today. I had a long talk about you with Drs Rattan & Kerr when I paid their bills. They both said that no matter how well you feel you must consider yourself sick for a long time - take no long rides or quick exercise, eat only good food milk, eggs, fresh meat etc & devote yourself to quiet breathing of dustless air. Keep warm & dry etc. The last thing Dr Kerr said as I was leaving was "Tell Helen that if she brings on another inflamation of that lung the


Martinez [Calif.]

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1905-10-09 00:00


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