John Muir


Wanda [Muir Hanna]


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Home May 25, 1908.Dear Wanda:I'm delighted to hear through Helen & Tom that you enjoying the desert & growing strong Stay as long as you can or until quite well, for body troubles neglected now may bring on life-long invalidismGet merry like Helen & revel carefree in hearty revival of genuine girl-giggle.All goes well as far as I can see on your confounded ranches except Tom who seems solemny & at times goes to bed about sundown.Tell Helen I sent her $100 in two Wells Fargo money orders. She should not cash them until she needs the money for if lost they can be renewedAffectionately your father John Muir


[Martinez, Calif.]

Date Original

1908 May 25


Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.

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Reel 17, Image 0613

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