011382that was driving them put them in the stable & gave them a drink of water & some hay to eat & some barley. & got some more horses to pull the buggy to a funny looking little town & its name is Chinese Camp. & then the horses got tired again & they were all dusty & wet with sweat & so the man put them in the stable & gave them some water & hay & barley & then the poor things were all right. & just now a man came to papa when he was writing this letter & said "is this Mr. Muir", & papa said yes. & then the man gave papa a little letter from Grandpa & the letter said "All well, do not hurry down". & then more horses pulled the buggy up & down man big hills through many bushes with pretty flowers on them & big trees with beautiful cones hanging on the branches & we saw many squirrels
Kansas City, Mo
1886 Jul 12
Original letter dimensions: 25.5 x 21 cm.
Reel 05, Image 0097
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