Alice W. Rollins


[Louie] Muir


[letter sideways on page]



Occidental Hotel. San Francisco. Sunday.

Dear Mrs. Muir-

We gave the boxes of grapes for Miss [Leidance?] in charge of the express, but they were not delivered last night, and the clerk thinks they will not be till tomorrow. We found, however, to our great regret, that Miss [Leidance?] had already left for Los Angeles. We leave ourselves tonight for Salt Lake, & I have taken the liberty to ask


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the clear at the hotel to have the boxes, if delivered tomorrow, sent to Kate Wiggin's mother & sister, as it seemed too bad for them to be lost utterly.

I cannot begin to tell you all the pleasant memories of yesterday that will have an abiding place in our hearts. We shall never forget drinking Zinfandel from its own purple bulb as well as from larger glasses & the entire recollection will be one of sunshine only not too dazzling because


San Francisco

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Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25 cm.

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Online finding aid for the microform version of the John Muir Correspondence

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