Yosemite Valley July 10th 1884.My dear [sister?] Wanda, Mamma & Papa got the two new letters that you wrote & Mammam & Papa are very glad beacuse the letters said that you are all right & not crying at all & wailing like a good girl & a sweet baby for mamma & papa to come home. & we are coming home soon to our own sweet baby. Mamma & papa got on to [illegible - the?] cars & the [poogh poogh? or perhaps choogh choogh?] pulled up to Stockton & there are many mosquitoes in Stockton & they stung Mamma & wouldn't let her sleep,. & then we got on to the cars again & another [poogh poogh? or perhaps choogh choogh?] pulled us to Milton. & Milton is a very hot place & we were all wet with sweat. & then we came out of the cars & got into a big buggy & six brown horses with long tails trolled fast & galloped some of the time & pulled us to Copperopolis & then the horses were tired & the man
Kansas City, Mo
1886 Jul 12
Original letter dimensions: 25.5 x 21 cm.
Reel 05, Image 0095
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