Helen Muir


[John Muir]


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finely. we had a big rain that made the ground very muddy and started the grass to growing it hurt the grapes a good (?) deal when you look at a bunch of them they look all right but when you pick it up it is all moldy on the bottom. My cats are all well and purring.It is a lovely day to day. The plants in my garden are growing and blooming nicely. Our sweet potatoes are nearly ready to eat. Wanda and I went over to Mays day before yesterday.Mama was taken very sick with rheumatism the day after you left but is feeling pretty well a gain now.Jessie came over and stayed one night with us.Aunt Margaret is better again, when do you think you will come home? write as often as you can.Your own little girl Helen Muir.


Martinez, Calif

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Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 22 cm.

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Reel 09, Image 0424

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