Helen Muir


Helen [Muir]


[John Muir]


Daggett, CaliforniaThanksgiving Morning.Dear Papa -This is a grand wintery day that makes me feel great. I am dressed warmly, so it just makes my blood tingle. I am very happy and cheerful today, as I should be, most of all thankful that I feel so much better than I did just one year ago.We are all going up to the04328 head of the ditch, for dinner. Mrs F. has the pumpkin pies all ready and will fry the chicken when we get up there.Good-bye now, and write soonLovingly always yourHelen


Daggett, Calif.


Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 26 cm.

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Reel 17, Image 1021

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