[letterhead] Nov. 14th, 1884Dear Friend MuirLast eve on return from SF to our hous in Alameda joyously confronted by a Box & the grevious fruit of the Vine- that best of all the [illegible]of kindly recollections on your part this is the [illegible] Now properly having our acknowledgement to another at the [illegible] of Mrs. [illegible] of the kingdom is away at Folsom Father sick [illegible] of paralysis - expect [illegible] soon but I take it upon myself to thank you on her [illegible], & of the occupants of the round table Hope also some day to have the like pleasure of yours in recprocating in kind - but any way think my best chance would be to send a Book the MS in the [main?] - 4 oto 2[illegible] [illegible] by yours truly "on the Redwoods now in the hands of the printer have not [illegible] the [illegible] who gets up the book since - but as I'm to C[illegible] = rest proof & [illegible] soon will - will secure you a copy - price D to [illegible] $[illegible]20 - if so ought to be rather stylish!
San Francisco, [Calif]
1884 Nov 14
Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.
Reel 05, Image 0140
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