Helen Muir


[Wanda Muir Eanna]


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[3]do you know about that?The F.s are all well. Buel finds his greatest pleasure in teasing me. He's a nice boy, at the "pin-feather age" according to Bro. Dick, but is an awful tease - something like Thos. R. in that respect. He calls me "Swiftwater Bill" - threatens dire things to my cats (I have two) puts salt in my coffee, steals my choicest food off my plate, and pours water over me.A few evenings ago I came in late and very thirsty. I said as much and received a very generous drink[1][letterhead]"Idleawhile" - July 12thDear Wandy -Ive thought of you a good deal this last week - principally because I knew how unhappy you would be if it happened to be your fate to be in this part of the country about now. "The hot weather" I kept speaking of as being ahead when you were here, is here now. The hottest day so far was last Friday, when the temperature got real ambitious and hiked up to 115° in the shade, but it cheerfully reaches 109° and 112° right along without a bit of trouble. I've moved my06252


[Daggett, Calif.]

Date Original

[1908 ?] Jul 12


Original letter dimensions: 17 x 27 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 17, Image 0735

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