Joanna Muir


[Joanna Muir]


John Muir


Mr. John Muir Care of Mr [Frogens?] Esq Madison Wis

Father started for John all the letters Madison Feb 11th Monday that ever comes to see you and give you Father has got to get the money but when hold of them - 00315 00315

To the Royal Highness of Mr John Muir of Madison Sir I humbly claim your attention to the products of my bur oak conception - if I ever visit Madison I shal be happy to se the tree that Pockyhontis gnawed down and the remains in the inside of the tree. Mr. Kafgon has come up from N York to sell his farm and he says he wont go back till he gets it sold 00315

Now as I have wrote a full letter I hope you will also send a full one in re- turn

Now John I wish you to write soon and answer those things I asked you

he hot to Portage city [of?] he found the roads therefore all that so bad he just you would not wish posted the money letter feb 11 him to see write in a piece by itself


[Portage, Wisc]


Original letter dimensions: 11.5 x 20.0 cm

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