F. H. Gilove


John Muir


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[4][for a good?] purpose, I blieve the time is now opertune to take up these claims and hold them for the very near future I have four boys growing up and some friends that can take my place but it will not be for several years yet. I feel shure & positive that I can make good. Am not visionary, and found my statements of facts from the mines that I have brought to notice in the last 16 years as prospects, and have, and are making good - and stand for themselves as proofs.—Please give me some advice and tell me whom you blieve would take an interest in the matter. I need honest men for an honest purposebeing in those mountains so long have lost track of my old friends, with kindest regards to all and to you my best wishesover05827


San Francisco

Date Original

[1914] Aug 22


Original letter dimensions: 25 x 20 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 22, Image 0593

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