Louie Strentzel Muir
Annie G. Pitcher
Berkely, Dec. 1st 1901. My dear Mrs. Muir: I have thought many times in the past [five] days to be able to acknowledge with many thanks the arrival of the lovely box of grapes which you sent to us. I do not think I ever saw such fine grapes, tho for so many years we lived in a vineyard country. Yesterday commenced one of the heaviest fogs that I ever remember to have [hear], and that it is home. What lightr this evening it still is about us. Many casualties happened on the bay. The sinking of the steamer San Rafael as you no doubt saw in the morning papers bring a fearful accident. I do hope it will prove in have been as fatal o many as they now fear. We were very glad to see Wanda come in safely about three o’clock. We were afraid she could not cross the bay as the boats have been running very irregularly today we heard. With kind remembrance to Miss Helen and many thanks for your kind thoughts in sending the grapes. Most cordially Annie G Aitcher Louie’s letters from friends etc
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Pitcher, Annie G., "Letter from Annie G. Pitcher to Mrs. Muir [Louie Strentzel Muir], 1901 Dec 1" (1901). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 6747.
1901 Dec 1 Annie G Pitcher
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