Joanna [Muir Brown]


[John Muir]


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[4]her trips to the mountains, only Patch the trouble up for the time, but the real trouble can not be removed until she gets out of the way of malaria just as Dan says - When you wrote about Margaret improving from out door sleeping, I just thought that would be the thing for us, for we all have too much nerves, and not enough of God's good fresh air and sunshine, I guess we will all have to finish up by coming to California for a year or two any way -With love to yourself and all the folks, I am lovinglyYour sister JoannaAddress, Mrs L. W. Brown155 Douglas AvePort NorfolkVirginia[1]Oct. 30. 1908Dear brother John: -I have just been reading a long article in the Detroit Tribune, which a friend of mine living in that city has recently sent me, entitled "How a Chicago Alderman saved a redwood forest." Doubtless, you know what it is, as it goes on to discribe the John Muir Woods, how it came to be so named etc etc - Of course I soon recognized this forest with its stream and canon and wonderful redwood trees as the same described in the Outlook a year or more ago, which you had saved from the City of San Fran. for a water supply [&?] Park etc -04311


Port Norfolk, Va.

Date Original

1908 Oct 30


Original letter dimensions: 17 x 27 cm.

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Reel 17, Image 0961

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