Wanda Muir


Wanda Muir


[John Muir]



Martinez Calif.

Sept. 26. 1893.

Dear Papa

Now you will soon be hear and oh how glad we all are, to think that you will realy be at home in a few days. It is just delightful to think of. I suppose that this letter will get to Portage before you do but I'l write any way and be sure of it. All are very well here and the weather very cool and pleasant at night cold. Mama is having the house painted but it will be dry



before you get here, they are painting it a light soft grey and I think it will look very pretty. Mrs Weeks [exhibited?] the sea mosses that she has been gathering while in Pacific Grove and we all went to see them. They were of every kind and color and oh so many of them Mama bough some of the prettiest to send to grandma Muir. I will write to Aunt Annie tomorrow morning and Helen and Mama will write to you soon. The grapes are delicious and the prices a little better than they were We had a rain here a few weeks ago which makes it beautiful to walk and Miss Blaisdell goes with us often


but the roads are as dusty as ever again. Helen is planning a great many nice walks to take with you when you get home. Aunt Margaret is very now.

With much love your daughter

Wanda Muir



Martinez, Calif.

Date Original

1893 Sep 26


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 12.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 07, Image 1365

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Online finding aid for the microform version of the John Muir Correspondence

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Environmentalist, naturalist, travel, conservation, national parks, John Muir, Yosemite, California, history, correspondence, letters



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