John Muir


Helen [Muir]


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Home, July 29, 1908Darling Helen:I got safely home yesterday after a good rocky piney time & feel better, fit to try my hand at real work I fear I could do but little at 115°. If you want me for anything, I'll be with you in a day or two. Had I not better go to some cool mountain place with you for a month or two? The peaches are just beginning to ripen, so are the pears. I'll send you some as often as you like, twice a week or seven times, Let me know when you want money - I find all well here, & everything about as when I left a month ago. Have had Fong dusting sweeping & watering the gardenDo you want any Goldberg stuff?Be careful about sudden chills of every sort. get strong,Love to you darlingJohn Muir


[Martinez, Calif.]

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1908 Jul 29


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Reel 17, Image 0793

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