John Muir


[Helen & Wanda Muir]


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Remember me to the family & tell Mr Stevenson to let me know when the chimney is likely to be finished that I may be there to see. The time it is taking makes me think of the Egyptian Pyramids. The foundation of it [illegible] fair to be mossy with age before the top becomes smoky.Tell me how Miss Roberts is getting on & give her my kind regardsI met your High School teacher in S. F. the other day Helen. He inquired kindly about your health & wished to be remembered. Mr Cooney or Mooney How are the trains getting through, the Salton sea seems bound for the sky & is causing the S. P. no end of trouble.Mr. Johnson wrote me the other day asking for an article on the Petrified Forests- I must try to write this It will be a grand [advertisement?]. Heaven bless you darlings - Your loving father J.M.


[Martinez, Calif.]

Date Original

1906-01-17 00:00


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Reel 16, Image 0049

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