Letter from Katharine M[errill] Graydon to John Muir, 1906 Nov 3." by Katharine M[errill] Graydon

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Katharine M[errill] Graydon
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[4]desire of my heart while our mother is still with us. She was very ill in the spring, and tho better now, is very much broken. It seemed strange that she should collapse with physically and mentally so suddenly after seventy of such unusual health; but so it is. Aunt Julia's slight hold on life continence still slighter. The boys are well, are working very hard are as devoted as they should be to their pail mother.Aunt Mina is the same Aunt Mina, only more so - poor lonely soul. She sees so life for herself. My blessed sisters grow ([illegible] very [illegible]) finer than ever. Goodbye.[1]Oalen College,Honolulu.Mr. Muir,Again I am back at my Honolulu work, living about as when you saw me here. The past blessed year has left me better in spirit, stronger in body; indeed, it has shown me that I can live in Indianapolis a more satisfying and larger life than in Honolulu, and[in margin: Send me a word, send me a [illegible], send me a [illegible] of some kind. With love to the family,I am Sincerely[illegible] Katharine M. Graydon.Nov. 3. 1906.]03772