John Muir


W[illiam] E. Colby


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POSTAL TELEGRAPH - COMMERCIAL CABLESCLARENCE H. MAC KAY. President. TELEGRAMRECEIVED AT DELIVERY No 1773 The Postal Telegraph-Cable Company (Incorporated) transmits and delivers this message subject to the terms and conditions printed on the back of this blackDESIGN PATENT No 40529 .Parwa Family PapersBancroft Library8sfnc 47-Muir Cal May 23-14W. E. Colby,2901 Charming Way,Berkeley, Cal.The news of dear Parsons death is a stunning blow to me though: your letter the other day was alarming. Give my sympathy to Mrs Parsons and her family and tell her that I am writing to her and will visit her as soon as I am able. J. Muir.


[Martinez] Calif.

Date Original

1914 May 23


Original letter dimensions unknown.

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Reel 22, Image 0321

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