Joanna M[uir] Brown


John Muir


[4]We have not seen Mary yet but she expects to come to Lincoln soon and if she does not I will go to see her-Hoping to hear good news soon from you about Margaret and that all the other members of the family are well I amaffectionately yoursJoanna M. BrownaddressMrs L. [M.?] Brown302 North 27th StreetLincoln Neb.c/o Dr Muir[1]Lincoln NebraskaJune 18th 1910Dear Brother John:-We have been waiting patiently to hear from Anna Waterman concerning her mother but so far no word has come = Please let us know exactly how Margaret is as the suspense is hard to bear ,You will have heard that we came to04800

[2]Lincoln two weeks ago and intend remaining here for some time, at least through the summer, and then we will determine what is best to do. The malaria finally drove us away from our pleasant home for Bernice had a very bad spell with her stomach and her father consented at last for us to make a change to see if that would help her.[3]Bessie joined us here in Lincoln, but Ethel and her father are still south - We like Nebraska so far and Dr Muir thinks he can help Bernice and I sincerely hope with the aid of the climate he may be able to do all he hopes.The weather is becoming very warm now but it has been unusually cool up to this time -


Lincoln, Nebr.

Date Original

1910 Jun 18


Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 26 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 19, Image 0525

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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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