Daniel H. Muir


Daniel [H.] Muir


John Muir


Post [illegible] with [illegible]

Directions in Address

Mr David Henry [Cowsser?] Portage City Wis


Hickory Hill Sept. 29th

Brother John I received your letter on fast-day as we were coming home from meeting in which I found some very fine calculations but this is only a note I also found "something" yet nothing I told you in my last letter it was All done, I meant that which was in the bottle I therefore as you gave me liberty send for some more you said I must cheer up well I have a good while

ago and much reason I have after you left I did not have one single [one?] while the bottle lasted nor for some time after but altogether not more than 3 or 4 and as I had no appetite in the morning now I can eat from 7 to 10 [Not?] Potatoes by day break and begin to feel well therefore I say Cheer up

[Daniel?] Muir


Hickory Hill [Wisc.]

Circa Date

[1861] Sep 29


Original letter dimensions: 17.0 x 19.5 cm

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 01, Image 0219

Collection Identifier

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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