Creator

Helen Muir

Recipient

Wolfe, Linnie Marsh

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2682 sierra way, San Bernardino, Calif. Dear Linnie: It is good to lay aside the formality we both used for so long, I hardly know why. It seems to me I'v known you for a long time, but it has been mostly through your good letters to me and I did'nt know how you felt about it. Your letters are fine and like a visit with you, almost, i have two of them to answer now, with their questions. I received the first one February first ■ or thereabout "but it was a case of "The Eternal Events pile up", I guess,for so many little things combined to keep me from writing, Fo use to take up space in what is going to be a very long letter in telling you all the "events" tout the most important one was that during the heavy rains we have had several times this month my roof developed LEAKS where there had never "before been Eleven a hint of leeks, and coming during the night it meant I had to get up and move things out of drips, and tho I wore a warm robe I had an$ attack of pleurisy as a result of my wet night and of moving things too heavy for me. That meant resting all day for several #ays with an electric pad, and no letter writing. But it has not been all time lost for I have been going "back into the past and living over the auld lang syne as much as I can in order to answer as many of your questions that go away bakk in Papa's life as I can, and by reading Dr. .Bade's book over

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San Bernardino, Calif.

Date Original

January 1943

Circa Date

[1943]

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1

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MSS048 Vb.7

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Keywords

John Muir, biography, reminiscence, colleagues, contemporaries, archives, special collections, University of the Pacific, California, Holt-Atherton Special Collections, history, naturalist

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