A. H. Sellers
June 19, 1898
My dear friend Muir -
I found your letter of the 8th inst awaiting me on my return from Woodstock Ills.
We have been out there for sometime attending the last days of my poor old father who died last week, or rather went to sleep quitely at the ripe old age of 91 years 7 mos & 28 days.
We were delighted to hear from you but were
but disappointed that you did not find the flowers knowing that others were looking for them for Sargent, we but hoped you would get them.
We are delighted to learn that you are coming east and both Fay & I want your wife and the girls to come and visit us while you are wandering in the woods, and you must be sure to bring them.
If the forests of Mich & Wis or these central states will [amount?] for the "Atlantic forests" I may go with you.
Am glad you like the tobacco; fearing you might not like it. I only sent you half pound, but you must let me know when you are out & I will send you more. My man has just brought in the Sunday mail which included a characteristic letter from Keith.
Fay joins me - Kindest regards to you all -
1898 Jun 19
Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25 cm.
Sellers, Alfred H., "Letter from A. H. Sellers to John Muir, 1898 Jun 19." (1898). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 2104.
Reel 10, Image 0209
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