C. F. Oiebdy


C. F. Oiebdy


John Muir


Tank City Wis. March 13/63.

Mr Muir: Dear Sir: Your letters has been received but a few days ago and I was sorry to hear that you had such a bad opinion of me. About three weeks after I was in Madison the last time I was taken sick with the with the typhoid fever, and [illegible] [illegible] got been well since. I can now walk around and intend to resume my school again on Monday next.

For this reason I have not been able to fulfill my promises. I do not now know wheth er you are in Madison or not. I shall be able to send you what I owe you in about two weeks. Write again that I may know where you are. I suppose you have vacation now. Truly, C. F. Oiebdy




Sauk City, Wisc.

Date Original

1863 Mar 13


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 13.5 cm

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 01, Image 0501

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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