John Muir


Helen [Muir]


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Home, May 7, 08Darling Helen.I ventured to S.F. yesterday with an old friend from Wisconsin with whom I went to school 50 years ago. I also went to see Colby & Her[illegible] on the H. H. question. Although the whole scheme has been reopened after the decision in our favor I feel pretty sure H. H. will not be dammed in our day at least.My - what a [jamb?] to see the fleet, I saw the show, after a fine luncheon, from a window of the Fairmont HotelWanda is out visiting every day & will soon be visiting with youYour letter was a great comfort telling your good speed to health Regards to the Van Dykes & Funks & Mr MansonEver thine J.M.


[Martinez, Calif.]

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1908 May 7


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