D[aniel] H. Muir
Avery Mich. May 19th /67
Dear brother John
Your short note of the 15th was received yesterday excepting which I believe it is longer since I heard from you than you from me - I am right glad to learn that shortly letters may be dis- pensed with for a while. Come The model is still here if in existence at all, it is not near complete yet I have had but very little time since I returned as I have only worked in the shop a little. worked some in the new mill and some in the saw-mill. The new shop will perhaps start in about a month You did not tell whether your sight was much affected
or not. I have not stuffed many birds yet - The ferns are growing fast come & see or the early ones will be past come & see The woods are full of wonders come & see And the water's full of pollywogs you'd see And each one "wags his little taily" that you'l see Leave the dirty dusty city smoky stinking what a pitty that a man who loves the country cannot breath its sweetness now delay not to come to your affetionate brother
D. H Muir
be sure & get here this week
1867 May 19
Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 12.5 cm
Muir, Daniel H., "Letter from Daniel H. Muir to John Muir, 1867 May 19" (1867). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 1240.
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