[Louie Strentzel Muir]


Wanda [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

Martinez, California

August 9, 1901.

Dear Wanda,

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



Martinez, Calif.

Date Original

1901 Aug 2


Original letter dimensions unknown.

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Online finding aid for the microform version of the John Muir Correspondence

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Environmentalist, naturalist, travel, conservation, national parks, John Muir, Yosemite, California, history, correspondence, letters



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