Isaac Upham


Isaac Upham


John Muir



San Francisco, 13th Apl. 1881

My Dear Muir

Had I supposed you would not have been in San Francisco before this you would have received the most hearty congratulations of the Uphams long ago. We are pleased to learn that you are all happy and of course we are anxious to see the little “love” and if you do not bring Her down to see us we shall make a special visit to Martinez to see – what is her name? Come soon

Yours truly Isaac Upham.


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[Rev. May 11th?]

M – O Martinez Apr 28, 1881.

My dear Dr Englemann,

Your notice of your oak wants was a month too late for the flowers, the season here being very early. I at once went to the hills however & procured you the young acorns which I now forward with this. All goes well in the home, the mother in good health, & the young Miss Muir growing amazingly fast, tough as a mountain oak, the grandparents happy as possible. With cordial thanks for your congratulations & for the abundance of hard good


…San Francisco, [Calif]

Date Original

1881 Apr 13


Original letter dimensions: 26 x 13.5

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 04, Image 0510

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