Louie [Strentzel Muir]
01186 5was established between the geysers & organ I dont know but it was all very violent & very painful & very wonderful The last day of the excursion I ate a teaspoonful of rice for breakfast & galloped 30 miles through the cold rain on the roughest quartz mill horse I ever saw, my poor organ seemingly co[illegible]lsed into a hard knot about the size of a walnut. Arriving at the main hotel near the railroad I took off my wet clothes, swallowed a lot of the Drs ground brass in desperation & went to bed – next day better & on the train well as ever. The weather has been cool & cold mostly through Montana & Dakota & [illegible] requiring overcoats & fires in the cars. We are sitting today in Sarahs & Mothers house by a fire. The sky is dark & rainy, all the grass
Portage City, [Wisc]
 Aug 30
Original letter dimensions: 41 x 13 cm.
Reel 05, Image 0394