[embossed and faintly hand stamped letterhead]
August 14 [h?] 1885
Dear John Muir
We fondly hope that you would have re mained for a few days at [illegible] to recuperate, as there will be nothing gained by either [illegible] am [illegible]will keep things [illegible] here.
I hope that you have passed even the most tiresome part of your journey & reached your firends a full [illegible] of goodies, so your abolutions [illegible] will not be curtailed by [stricken word] Gibbons [Miller?]
The [illegible] for the last few
days were rather heavy favoring our growth [illegible] some [illegible].
Grandma is gradually improving with lessen pain
[in margin: [possibly child's scribbles, at bottom of page, signed Wanda?]]
1885 Aug 14
Original letter dimensions: 25 x 20.5 cm.
Strentzel, John, "Letter from J[ohn] Strentzel to John Muir, 1885 Aug 14." (1885). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 1617.
Reel 05, Image 0356
Copyright status unknown
Some letters written to John Muir may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
University of the Pacific Library Holt-Atherton Special Collections. Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.