The railroad passenger trains com- menced running between Oakland and Martinez the first of July and at last it is reasonable to expect that they will continue to run on and on even until the end of time unless superseded by cars aerial. The superintendent promises to have the cars going through to Sacramento by the first of September and it seems as if no traveling could be more delightful than this 50 mile ride along the shore with pleasant hills and the sea
waters always in sight. [ I?] We intend to go up on the first train to see Mrs. Carr, the Doctor was very sick after returning to Sacramento and it has been very hard for them both.
[Martinez, Calif. ?]
Original letter dimensions: 10.5 x 12.5 cm.
Strentzel, Louie W., "Letter from [Louie Strentzel] to [recipient unknown], [ca. 1877]." (1877). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 393.
Reel 03, Image 0663
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