Dear Muir -
Im profoundly sorry for the grief that has come to you. I can only hope that your wife did not have to bear great suffering. I know that as always you will be a [illegible]. You have your girls and many interests in life
I wish that there was anything I could do for you. If you want a[illegible] [illegible] [illegible] the East. There will be a [room?] at [illegible] for you always. Don't forget it.
Im here in my usual pursuit - [illegible]. but go [illegible]. The family is all at [Woodstock?]
C. S. Sargent
Albany, New York
Original letter dimensions: 23 x 14 cm.
Sargent, Charles Sprague, "Letter from C[harles] S[prague] to John Muir,  Aug 16." (1905). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 3399.
Reel 15, Image 0687
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