John Conness


John Muir


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[2]you the volumes of Kings survey.As every derelict says, I have not forgotten my promise for today and sometime heretofore, my wife has endeavoured to identify the said volumes Vol 5 has thus far eluded our grasp, and we may not be able to find it, but the others and the atlas will go to you when the search is completed even if the lost book cannot be found.[3]The lady who was with me the day I saw you, came on to visit us, after my arrival at home, and we had a good time for she is one of the saints!A few days since we had a call from Miss Helen McDowell the daughter of the General, when you were the subject of conversation. She went over the route you describe so well,


Mattapan, Mass

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Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25 cm.

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