Louie [Strenzel] Muir
[in margin: 875]
June 21, 1893
My Dear John,
Your letter of June 16th is just received and there is time for a short letter only before the mail closes I have just telegraphed to you that Helen is very well, fearing that you are still anxious & uneasy about her. She is growing finely, & seems bright & strong all the time. Since that hot Saturday, June 3d the weather has been almost constantly delightful, ranging between 65° & 75°, so that we have spent most of the days out in the garden, & among the trees. After so much
play & exercise, Helen sleeps beautifully at night, & so do we all, except Grandma, & she is much better now. Dr. Cutlar intends to practice in Martinez 2 days every week sharing young Dr. Sands' office. He brought Mrs. Cutlar & the pretty children here Sunday. Aunt Margaret & May are very well, both getting nice new dresses made The cherries will be finished this week. Trees, vines & flowers all look well. Wanda's voice is developing Your charming letters of June 12, 14, & 15 have been read & enjoyed by all the family, & oh how we all wanted to be there
with you. The Eidelweiss & the dear flowers from Walden Pond came safely & also the Photographs Thoreau & Emerson. Did you keep any of the Rhododendron blossoms? The Magnolias are in bloom here, to the children's delight. Wanda & Helen will write tomorrow. Many kisses, and [also?] much love from us all
1893 Jun 21
Original letter dimensions: 18 x 22.5 cm.
Muir, Louie Strentzel, "Letter from Louie [Strenzel] Muir to John Muir, 1893 Jun 21." (1893). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 941.
Reel 07, Image 1134
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