Helen [Muir Funk]
We shall never forget his great kindess to us in our darkest trouble days.I have just written & telegraphed my sympathy to the family.With kindest affectionate regards to Buel & the babe I am ever your devoted fatherJohn MuirSend your letters direct to above address for this Harriman residence will be my home for a month or six weeks[letterhead]New York CityMay 25 1911Darling HelenIts delightful to get your sweet mother & child letters, and I'm glad Mrs F. is now getting better.I have just received a telegram from the Hooker family announcing the sudden death of our friend J. D. Hooker. He died yesterday about 8 hours after undergoing a surgical operation.
1911 May 25
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