T[heodore] P. Lukens
between the two ranges of vessels bringing us very close to some going out and to the others on the return trip, there were twenty two to thirty the day we went with flags and [illegible]ants all flying - they were very pretty, but not so pretty as the quiet view we have every day from our piazzaEvery thing is about as usual here,- the breeze is blowing, the birds singing, the sweet peas and [illegible] blooming and we are pretty well.With love to yourself and all the family I amAffectionately yoursJoanna M. BrownJuly 2nd '07Port Norfolk Va [July 2 1907]Dear brother John:-I have just received a letter from Margaret telling us of the birth of your grandson, I hasten to congratulate you - and it does not take much wisdom to predict that he will be named John Muir; May he live long and bring joy to his parents and grandfather! I wish your Louie could have03887
circa [ca. 1907 Jun]
Original letter dimensions: 26.5 x 20.5 cm.
Reel 16, Image 0811
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