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
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.]
1899 May 27
Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25.5 cm.
Muir, John, "Letter from John Muir to Louie [Wanda and Helen Muir], 1899 May 27." (1899). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 2402.
Reel 10, Image 0807
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