Jeanne C. Carr
Madison Wis. May 10.68.
Mr Merrill Moore. Dear Sir. I am very uneasy over the interruption of my corres- pondence with John Muir - Some- time in the fall I received a line from him at Cedar Keys, Florida telling me that he was sick there and asking me to write to an address which he gave me. I immediately complied, and be- fore my letter could have rea- ched him received a second asking me to direct to New Orleans where he was intending to go. To the latter place I sent a long letter filled with everything which I thought [illegible] him - and I [illegible]
then have only heard through Henry Butler, and he does not know where to direct a letter in reply. You see my letter is of an old date. I began it and then tried to get word from some of Muirs relatives in this state. No answer having come to my [illegible] in that quarter. I must trouble you for any infor- mation you possess. in the hope that it will be more recent. I enclose a word to Muir which
I will ask you to direct for me in case you know where a letter would reach him. We remember your visit to us with pleasure. I wish you could come again, I feel a kind of kinship to all young men who love the plants. My boys send their kindest remembrance to you - and I am Your friend, truly,
Jeanne C. Carr.
1868 May 10
Original letter dimensions: 19.0 x 25.0 cm
Carr, Jeanne C., "Letter from Jeanne C. Carr to Merrill Moores, 1868 May 10" (1868). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 1272.
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