Thomas Magee


Louie Strentzel Muir


Thomas Magee


Thomas Magee, Real-Estate Agent, and Publisher of the “Real Estate Circular,” 20 Montgomery Street, Opp. Lick House, San Francisco, Nov [2] 1890 Dear Ms Muir The telephone informing me of the home at which Dr. Strentzel was to buried did not reach me until 8:40. Forty minutes after the time for the Martinez boat + train. I would have liked very much to have been present at the funeral as would Mrs Magee also. She asked me yesterday to write you + express on her + my behalf our mutual sorrow at your loss. We both regret that we did not have an opportunity of knowing more of [the Doctor]. We both appreciated him. [ ] in the best sense. Please express to Mrs Strentzel our sincere regret at her loss + with full sympathy to yourself + Mr Muir I am Yours very [Thos] Magee


San Francisco, CA

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Resource Identifier

1890 Nov 2 Thomas Magee to Mrs Muir

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