Original in possession of Mr. William Newton, Omaha[illegible], Neb.Adamana, Ariz.July 13, 1906.Mr. Wm. Newton,Omaha, Neb.My dear Sir;I am the John Muir you saw at Prairie du Chien when you were a small boy in the Auld lang syne. I remember your father and mother with pleasure, and have their photographs at home in California. The only person from the company of those old days I have oftentimes seen is Mrs. Wilson (Emily Pelton).I am studying the petrified forests hereabouts, but hope to be at home in a few days, and will be glad to see you when you come West, and am with pleasant memories, Faithfully yours,John Muir.03752
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