Helen [Muir Funk]
Castle RockGarrison on HudsonGarrisons on Hudson, N.Y, August 10, 1911My brave darling Helen:It is awfully good of you to offer to give up [illegible] but it would never do to leave you and the baby. I would only fret all the more. It was too late anyhow as it turns out for my ship, the Dennis of the [illegible] Saturday morning instead of Wednesday morning. I will be all alright anyway. It is now half past six in the evening and I have just finished the Yosemite Book[illegible]
and start for Lroohlyh tomorrow morning to got aboard co as not be loft in the morning. I am all right only tired. Have been up at about half past four for the last three or four weeks and at work about five. I well rest on the way down to the Ananon. Send me a letter to Para, Erazil, Couth America, and I well probably get it something. I will give you other addresses as soon as I know thon.Give my love to Wanda letter or two [illegible]
Garrisons on Hudson, N. Y.
1911 Aug 10
Original letter dimensions unknown.
Muir, John, "Letter from John Muir to Helen [Muir Funk], 1911 Aug 10." (1911). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 6159.
Reel 20, Image 0594
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