L. S.


Louie Strentzel Muir




Wednesday afternoon I scribbled a few words to you this morning while the train was moving back and forth at the station. Georgie had written and picked up mine [letter] in a hurry and gave them to the [porter] who ran to the post office with them. She must have sent the 2 [cards] that were directed to [ ], as I cannot find them, but how ridiculous to send a card without writing on it. In the midst of the great Mohave desert, and how do you think I feel when I think of 1849



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Resource Identifier

1892 Aug 10 L.S. to Mrs John Muir

Collection Identifier

Online finding aid for the microform version of the John Muir Correspondence

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