Peter H. Burnett


Louie [Strentzel] Muir


[in margin: From Peter Burnett to Louie]00918San Francisco, 610 Jones Street, May 28, 1880.Mrs. Louie Muir –Dear Cousin – Your beautiful and welcome present came duly to hand [on?] yesterday. It so happened that Mrs. Ryland, Mrs. Wallace, Miss Hattie Ryland and Miss Romie Burnett were all present and partook of the cake, and admired the beautiful flowers and graceful ferns. I thank you most kindly for your recollection of me. I must see your good husband. I hope your wedded life may be happy and [loving?]. When you come to the city be sure to call and see me, and bring the new member of the family with you. My love to your Father, Mother, and Husband.Yours truly Peter H. Burnett.


San Francisco [Calif.]

Date Original

1880 May 28


Original letter dimensions: 18.5 x 29 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 04, Image 0179

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