Creator

May F. Benton

Creator

M[ay] F. Benton

Recipient

John Muir

Transcription

Dear Mr Muir

The address you desired is
Mrs Emily Wilson
593 Sycamore St. Oakland

Mrs Gaskell gave it me and said Mr Wilson had been paralized so he can scarcely walk. Mrs Gaskill wished herself and husband to be remembered to you. They wish you might call sometimes. Frequent illness and constant work make me seemingly neglectful of my duties so you must excuse the,

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delays in answering you. Though eighty six, mother has still to [bear?] her part of earning the daily living and it leaves us no time for visiting, or in fact leisure of any kind. Your girls will doubtless have the advantage of attending the University some day so we may hope to see you all then. Neither mother or I can use our eyes at night so we are just slowly and delightfully dipping into your work bit by bit.

Sincerely

M. F. Benton.

Location

[place unknown]

Source

Original letter dimensions: 17 x 22.5 cm.

Resource Identifier

muir12_0899-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 12, Image 0899

Copyright Statement

Some letters written to John Muir may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Owning Institution

University of the Pacific Library Holt-Atherton Special Collections. Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.

Pages

2 pages

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