John Muir


[Helen & Wanda Muir]


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[2]I came up last eve to get letter[s?]. I'm so glad Helen you are so well Ive found a glorious lot of books on ancient botany - wished I could buy them. I suppose a year or more would be required to gather them from the worlds book markets. But strange to say few of the writers on the old carboniferous forests know more about them than we do & we will surely be able to make a good picture of [those?] wh flourished about[1]May's, May 13, 1906GAMMA PHI BETAETADarlings, I hope you are enjoying your last free Adamana outdoors as you should, How glad I'll be to get our little family together again in our little valley. I've still another home [illegible] I'm at Charlie [illegible]ers only 5 minutes west from the Sig-Less. Calamites Library where I shall probably be found until called by the bells - wedding bells - the only confounding kind able to draw me from my own work ways


[Martinez, Calif.]

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1906-05-13 00:00


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Reel 16, Image 0233

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