Joanna [Muir Brown]


[John Muir]


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[4]a letter this morning from Dan and his wife tells us of a fine article in Hollands magazine entitled "John Muir, Statures Man" which we will endeavor to secure, Your little thrilling story "Stickeen" has been must enthusiastically read, by some of our friends but thought it is so intensely interesting it is almost more than I can bear for it throws too strong a light upon your dangers and sufferings, and though it is so long past, it is almost a night more to me and always makes me want to get my arms about you - Now I must close and do some work, So thanking you you for your kindness, I amAffectionately yoursSister JoannaOur affairs are the same when I last wrote you excepting that the cooler weather has brought a little better health[1]Port Norfolk VaJan 6, 1910Dear brother John:-Your very kindly greetings and christmas gift came safely and I hasten to express my appreciation of both.I am sorry you are still alone in the big house, for vacant rooms are very sad reminders, Your splendid work, however, in which you are so deeply interested and which so entirely absorbs your mind and time04669


Port Norfolk,Va.

Date Original

1910 Jan 6


Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 27 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 19, Image 0037

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