Louie [Strentzel Muir]
803 Wabash Avenue Kansas City, Oct 11
Dear Louie. The funeral was on Thursday & I should hav been on the way for home by this time but Anna is sick & says she will nto be able to leave here before Wednesday 14th You need not in any case telegraph to Walter as I shal give you notice when we start & when we are to reach Martinez_
David & Mary have gone home. So have Maggie & John R. Dan did not come to the funeral & Mother telegraphed she could not come. When Anna & I leave poor Joanna will be alone once more after all this. She is pretty sorely tired out I have seen a good deal of David, & miss him much now that he is gone
I thnk Anna will stand the journey pretty well. Dan says that she is likely to get entirely well with proper care We connect with the Southern Pacific at Mohave & I will telegraph you there within a day of home.
Sorry to be delayed again after all your waiting but I cannot leave Anna though she says she can follow alone.
Love to all Ever Yours John Muir
Tell Wanda that little Ethel is a very nice girl & she is coming to see her sometime soon in California & this morning she sends a kiss. She is playing on the floor now. She is about 3 years old & smart & good too._
...Kansas City, [Mo]
Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 13 cm.
Muir, John, "Letter from John Muir to Louie [Strentzel Muir],  Oct 11." (1885). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 1639.
Reel 05, Image 0495
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