[Annie Wanda Muir]


[John Muir]


March 13. 1888.

Dear Papa I hope you are well the baby is well and sweet We are all well the baby is sweeter every day.

part of the time it is wam and nice and part of the time is could. when will you [stricken word] come home dear papa.

I wort this leter all alon.

drip drip the rain is falling chip chip the birds are calling.

the cherry bolows are


in blowm and the peach blows are in bloom.

the baby wrote a little letter too you. Grandpa and Grandma are well


[Martinez, Calif.]

Date Original

1888 Mar 13


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 05, Image 1006

Collection Identifier

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

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Environmentalist, naturalist, travel, conservation, national parks, John Muir, Yosemite, California, history, correspondence, letters



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