J[ohn] Strentzel


John Muir


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the [ bitterness?] to the smoother loveliness about the habitations of men. At any rate I [illegible] risk the trial an send you some speci mens of high culture, [illegible] it [illegible] I for the fact that California Peaches are apt to resent the slightest delay in appreciation; but later, in grape season if you should be near the R.R. let me know and I will mail a package of best Tokays and A[illegible] an[illegible] for your fore judgment I hope the [illegible] [illegible] won’t get your [illegible] nor the t[illegible] days with icy cold nights [illegible] [illegible] [illegible-gones to be [illegible] upon by the Rhumeties, but will spare your activity for [illegible] until a more [illegible] soil will allow thebringing forth of commen[illegible]ate fo[illegible[ Write us often to remove our anxiety [illegible] your [illegible] state for our imagination can picture only [illegible], [illegible] “S[illegible] and [illegible] Indians as accomp[illegible]ments of that period [illegible] desert encircling you Truly yours [ J Strentze?] ]


Alhambra, [Calif]

Date Original

1878 Jul 24


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 03, Image 0862

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