Carrie Fay Baxley


John Muir


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[in margin: Death of Jerome Fay.]3226 King St., So. BerkeleyDec. 29, 1912Mr. John Muir,My dear Sir:Christmas-day a telegram came to us from Jerome Fay of Siskiyou County that he was ill, his brother, Charley Fay of South Berkeley (my uncle) left for Gazelle that evening. Friday afternoon uncle Jerome and uncle Charley left there for Berkeley. Saturday morning Dec. 28th as the train left Redding uncle Jerome breathed his last, he has suffered for many years with heart-disease and with the effects of the relapse at Christmas time and the excitement of the trip here he had not the reserve strength to sustain him.Uncle Jerome used to tell us of the trips you used to have 05334


Berkeley [Calif.]

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1912 Dec 29


Original letter dimensions: 17 x 26.5 cm.

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Reel 20, Image 1545

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