Charles W. Moores


John Muir


Indanapolis, Ind, April 10th 1870

Dear Mr Muir Merrill [illegible] a drama called the "[Hoosier?] Days." Lacey Hough is dead, he died of the Scarlet [illegible] on the 24th of March at San Francisco Cal. Ha[illegible] you seen uncle Hough yet? We wish that you would come here. because we want to see you very bad. Why don't you send that lamb? One time our horse bit me so that I could not [move?]. it until about ten minutes. One time at school Miss King told her* that I could not write so very well because I had only been there four weeks when I had been there [illegible] Some of the boys had such funny names such as Wooddy Do[illegible] and [Sig?] Horsigh]. I have not any more to say so I will not say anything more

Mamma, Merrill and Janet send their love to you.

Your affectionate little friend Charles W. Moores.

P.S.: "[Her" [illegible?] the [illegible]. Good bye Charles.



Indianapolis, Ind.

Date Original

1870 Apr 10


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 13 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 02, Image 0251

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