Katharine [Merrill] Graydon
[Dec. 29, 94]
2530 College Ave.
Dear Mr. Muir,
If you are in the city, or if you can come, next Wednesday, will you not come over at twelve o'clk and take lunch with me?
A lovely piece of Indianapolis (though now of Hai[?]ford [illegible].) is to spend next Tuesday & Wednesday with me and as she has often expressed a desire to see you--knowing you of old through Aunt Kate. I write to ask & to urge you to come down. Miss Thompson is one of the women I hold [rare?]
If you would take the bus at Dwight Way Station, there would be no difficulty in finding the house. Do come.
I hope you are all escaping the annual attack of Grip at this season, and have had a happy Xmas. The weather here is simply vile.
I have been miserably ill since I saw you last, but for three weeks have been up and out.
The one absorbing event at home is the arrival of a little daughter to my sister Julia, and which she has named Katharine. This is not Aunt Kate's, but my namesake & I am very
happy in being so remembered & so enriched.
But the best news of all is that dear Janet has been brought home not well, but much better. She seems herself but is very nervous as would any well person be who could sleep but two nights out of the seven.
Hoping to see you on Wednesday, and with love to the family, I am
Dec. 29th '94
Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25 cm.
Graydon, Katharine Merrill, "Letter from Katharine [Merrill] Graydon to John Muir, 1894 Dec 29." (1894). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 6950.
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