Louie [Strentzel Muir]
rank & green. The sod in general all through Dakota Min & Wis is now green without a hint of drouth. So far not one hot day has been encountered since leaving Oregon & now I’m feeling pretty well though rather weak & lanquid. I mean to stop with mother about ten or twelve days. Then go to Fountain Lake one day to see the lilies that used to charm me when a boy, & the Calopoyons & Cyprep[illegible] & Osmundas - & a few of the old settlers who used to care for me & lend me books especially Mr Duncan a Scotch Mason who still remembers me. Then on to Kansas City & Crete perhaps spending a week in the two places. I should like to spend a few weeks about the Lake Region to learn the glacial inscriptions recorded there but that would throw all the labor of shipping the muscats
Portage City, [Wisc]
 Aug 30
Original letter dimensions: 41 x 13 cm.
Reel 05, Image 0396