Wanda Muir


Wanda [Muir]


[John Muir]



the forests with Mr Choate and that you have seen so many of the people that she wanted you to see.
We go over to Aunt Margaret's almost everyday; she is as well as usual.
I am glad that Mrs Gilder has such a very good opinion of our looks as to think that we are lovely and like you.
Did you get a letter from Aunt Margaret about the same time that you got ours at New York? she sent you one.

Your loving daughter



Martinez Calif

Nov. 8, 1898

My dear Papa

Your letter from the Berkshire Hills arrived here yesterday morning and we all felt as if we had had a delightful little visit with you after reading it, but it seems as if you were still a long way from



home when we think that you are starting for Florida today but I hope that California will be the next state on you list, so we may see you soon for it seems as if you had been gone such a long time.
We are all well here and the weather is fine, frosty nights and warm bright days but there has been no head rain yet and everything is dreadfully dry and dusty again.
Helen thinks that it would be just lovely to have a lot of little white Angora kittens to play with, she thinks that the other cats would be kind to them but is afraid that Keennie might unintentionaly hurt them, she is wondering if Keennie will recognize you and she was telling Tommie the other day that he must not be to lonesome for she hoped that you would be home soon.
Mama is glad that you talked about


Martinez, Calif.

Date Original

1898 Nov 8


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 10, Image 0459

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