Janet [Douglass Moores]


John Muir


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[4] [in margin: 958]and stay over Sunday?Don't say for me to come, if it is not convenient.Mary is not at home today, but I do not think she can go.I want to see you and hear you talk _ & see if you are in any way the same.How much you have seen and learned and lived & how much you will have to tell_ I have been of as little use for so long a time, that I feel as if I had not half- lived>[1][in margin: With kindest regards to your wife & yourself. Sincerely Your friend Janet] March 1st, 1887 1829 San Pablo OaklandMy Dear Friend_I was delighted to receive your illustrated letter_ & thought the sketches as lively as did your little girl The one I was most interested in, however was not pretty_ I am glad you have prepared me_ but I do not believe you look quite as shaggy as you pretend.I, too, must prepare


…Oakland, [Calif]

Date Original

1887 Mar 1


Original letter dimensions: 18 x 22 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 05, Image 0792

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