Joanna [Muir Brown]


[John Muir]


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[2]form; How can I get it and what would half a dozen copies cost me? for it would make an admirable little gift to the girls or to a friend - I suppose of course that the book is small -We are still here in the mountains enjoying the cool air the birds and squirrels and endeavoring to shake off a little malaria - [illegible]ce I think has improved quite substantially although she is obliged to practice great self control in her eating, but I suppose that is a good lesson and may serve her well in after life - The peo-[3]ple we are with have a girls school which is soon to open and they want [illegible]ce to remain and assist in the school - which I think she will do, and so at least pay her own board and expenses - This will give her a good chance to go on improvingBessie as you probably know is out in Nebraska with sister Mary - She is enjoying the visit and change very much and I think will be greatly benefitted as Dan prescribed for her during her stay in Lincoln - The only trouble is I fear our house will be nearly as quiet as yours this winter for neither Ethel or myself make much noise and Walter is very little at home -


[place unknown]

Date Original

[ca. 1909]


Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 27 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 18, Image 1001

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Page 2


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