Helen [Muir]


[John Muir]


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Daggett, Cal.Feb. 25 - 08Dear Papa - I received your letter saying you had influenza the day I wrote last. Dont you think you would get over that miseable grippe sooner if you were in this glorious dry air? The Van Dykes think you will get well sooner here and said to tell you to come - Mr Van Dyke [doesnt] seem to think there is danger of my catching cold from you. I am feeling fine040722and am enjoying the glorious day - its fine and warm and sunshiney. Spring seems to be here - the frogs know it and fairly shout up and down the ditches every evening. Last night was very warm and the frogs "yelled," as Mrs Swe[l?]t says.Miss Brodt has changed her mind about having her friend come and has written for her not to come. Miss Brodt is going to leave on Thursday night. She says she feels that04072


Daggett, Calif.

Date Original

1908 Feb 25


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 13 cm.

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Reel 17, Image 0217

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