[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
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