Edith Simonds


John Muir


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[6]Mr Holmes died some three years ago and left a widow, who, poor little soul, is now all crippled with rheumatism and depends for support on her [twin?] [sons?]. One son is a cellist at a cafe in S.F. with a paltry salary and the son we mention to you, Henit, has been without any employment for many many months. He has purchased a first class typewriter and learnt to use it to fine advantage (I enclose also a small sample of his work() - and so he


Berkeley [Calif.]

Date Original

[ca. 1909]


Original letter dimensions: 13 x 20 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 18, Image 1049

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Page 4


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