Julia M[errill] Moores


John Muir


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[2]lapse of years. I feel sure that the same ged friend ship is safe and sound and that I may safely call on you? Now that I happen to need you.You do not knew that my brother_ Co. Memill has met with disappointment and reverses _ and his losses have involved me somewhat. After due consideration with friends and relatives it seem to be best that my Janet - you will recall her - and my brother's daughter Mary should go to California to teach. We have not certainly decided? but want to get all the information we can in regard to either city or country schools. The girls are well prepared for teaching01246 [3] having both had good educations. Janet a classical one. She is not very strong howev4re & it has not seemed necessary heretofore that she should teach - except occasionally a few private pupils _ in French or some fo the simpler studies. She is never very strong in this climate - but the sea air always braces her up - and I feel sure the climate of California will be good for her. You may remember her as a sweet little girl of ten or twelve _ she & Katy Graydon were always together. She is still sweet and good a true & sensible little woman. I shall miss her as will her brothers _ but will try to do without her. Should it seem best. The girls want to start early in December


Indianapolis, [Ind]

Date Original

1886 Nov 15


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25.5 cm.

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Reel 05, Image 0718

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