Lizzie B. Williams


Mrs. [Louie] Muir



M[illegible] Park July 21st 1880

Dear Mrs Muir:

I wrote you yesterday inviting yourself and Mr Muir to visit us on Saturday, but it is, with true disappointment and vexation that I write asking you to post pone it – but not for long time. Being a miserable woman I find myself unable to leave here this week – Truly there is a fatality over our coming together When does Mr Muir go away? Not very soon I hope. Accept my love, for his sake as I hope soon to have you for your own — With kindest regards to your Father and

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mother, I am yours Affectionately Lizzie B [Welliand?]


Menlo Park, [ Calif]

Date Original

1880 Jul 21


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 04, Image 0257

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