[Louie Strentzel Muir]
of diseases in the near-by towns that I hoped you all would remain Mountanieers until snow-time and frost. However no new cases have been reported this week, and the postponed schools will be opened next Monday so we hope all will be well. The [Leak?] children at the Parsonage were not very sick, and are now about well of Scarlet Fever. When Helen comes she will have to stay quietly at home for a while. It does seem too bad to have to come down where lowland dust and heat are ruling, after
August 9, 1901.
This is the rest of Miss Hoffman's letter that I left out in my haste the other day. It is pleasant to think of her going with you to the University, and I think she will help all she can. Miss Head is still anxious to keep you in her school another year. I wrote to Mrs. Pitcher to keep the room for you. I have been so worried about all the dreaful kinds
[illegible] you have learned to rejoice over the beauty of high woods and Streams and mountains!
Written by Mrs. John Muir
1901 Aug 2
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Muir, Louie Strentzel, "Letter from [Louie Strentzel Muir] to Wanda [Muir], 1901 Aug 2." (1901). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 4443.
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