John Muir


John Muir


Louie [Wanda and Helen Muir]



We have pleasant company & I hope to talk of [illegible] a gentleman is on our car A R, R. man who is going to meet Harriman at Portland. He says that his train will be at Portland Monday morning so we will join the party there instead of at Seattle.
Goodbye Take good care of yourselves & my M.S.S. & Heaven help you to do so. Im feeling well

Ever Thine



Klamath River

M. 27. 99

Dear Louie & babes

We are having a fine

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ride Shastas head is on a cloud It is snowing on all the region above the forests. But the day is five below. The river banks are lined with fine flrs. The blue [illegible] is perfectly glorious & the dogwood bushes [seemed?] covered with snow. around the sisson station & northward a species of phlox is in bloom making loving beds & the azalea & saxifrages are at their best



Helen I hope you are not lonesome. [illegible] [Stickine?] & attend to the garden - Ill soon be back

With much love


Klamath River [Ore.]

Date Original

1899 May 27


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 10, Image 0807

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