Louie [Strentzel Muir]
Land and Immigration Co.
Capital Stock $100,000.00
Willis L. Hand,
Attorney at Law(etc.)
Wednesday, April 20, 1892.
I am with Mary, Dave and I. We stopped a day with Mr. Waterman at Crete and came here last evening. Mary and her three children and Mr. Hand are all very well and we are enjoying our visit. The weather here is breezy and blustering as an Alaskan mountain top and I should not like to live in so industrious a home of the winds. Our hilltop is ever calm compared with this.
I mean to return to Lincoln tomorrow, stay a day there and then set out on the journey home. David does not yet know whether he will come out to California or stay in Lincoln. Perhaps Ette will help him in coming to a decision when she joins him. He is much better now, and sleeps well. I saw Mr. Fuller in Crete and he and Mr. Waterman seem to have about made up their minds to take the vineyard.
Dan is hard up, but by close economy makes out to hold all the land he bought during the boom. I have not yet made any arrangement as to our claim. I hope you were not much alarmed by the earthquake. I passed the celebrated Hastings - a poor place - Met two of Mrs. Graydon's friends. Hope to reach home in time for the May meeting of the Grangers' business.
Love to all,
Tell Wanda and Helen I'll soon be home and not be lonesome.
1892 Apr 20
Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21 cm.
Muir, John, "Letter from John Muir to Louie [Strentzel Muir], 1892 Apr 20." (1892). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 161.
Reel 07, Image 0515
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