Creator

Louie [Strentzel Muir]

Recipient

[John Muir]

Transcription

01316Martinez, Cal. August 23, 1888.Dear dear Papa, How thankful and happy we are this morning over the good news from Mount Tacoma of the glorious view, and your safe return to the wild gardens of the woods. Baby says "I want my dear Papa come home right away and stay with me"Your letter was marked Yelm Prairie, Aug. 18, but did not reach Martinez until last night so I fear you will have left Seattle before this reaches there. Josephus is waiting to take it for this morning's mail.

[in margin: 858] The children are both very well, but Grandma has been ailing most of the timeJust received a postal from Annie at Chicago Aug. 18th.. she expected to reach Portage the same evening. Mary and Joanna are not thereBaby insists on being held in my arms so this writing goes all awry, but we love you, and are glad.Ever Yours Louie Muir

Location

Martinez, Cal

Date Original

1888 Aug 23

Source

Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 24.5 cm.

Resource Identifier

muir05_1146-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 05, Image 1146

Copyright Statement

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.

Owning Institution

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.

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2 pages

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