John Muir


Mary [Muir Hand]


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Martinez, Jan. 3, 1914Dear sister Mary, Your new years greeting arrived today and I gladly wish you Heaven's best blessings for 1914 & every other year of your life. You must find great pleasure in your painting & drawing. I'm now at work on my travels in Alaska which I hope to get off my hands this year, after which I hope to go on with other volumes of autobiography The first entitled "My Boyhood & Youth" I suppose you have read. Altogether I have published only 7 volumes though I have more than a score in mind. I suppose you have seen newspaper notices of my latest travels in Africa & South America. We are all pretty well. Helen's address is (Mrs Buel A. Funk.(Daggett California She has two fine boys. Wanda has three. come & see us.Your affectionate brother John


Martinez [Calif.]

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1914 Jan 3


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Reel 22, Image 0029

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