H[enry] Edwards


John Muir


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[4]of kindred minds. I have often longed that you were here, [illegible] [illegible] [illegible] [illegible] H. EdwardsJ. Muir.00551 [1] California [illegible] San Francisco. August 25. 1871My dear Muir Your kind letter, which was so welcome to me, found me confined to my bed with a severe attack of rhematic [illegible], & indeed since I received it, I have been in too much suffering to write you a line in reply. I sat up to day for the first time in nearly two weeks, & while I was sitting for a little while in my [illegible] room our dear friend Mrs Carr walked in, & brought me your box of butterflies. The sight of them has done me good, & I hope in a day or two, I will be quite rested. Do not again ever think that you cannot collect, or that what you do find will be valueless. In the


San Francisco

Date Original

1871 Aug 25


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 02, Image 0503

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