Sallie J. Kennedy


John Muir


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[4]boldly declaring that the Douglass, did not enjoy Old Hundred: [ Now?] I am sure you struck the wrong note, and offended his delicate ear. If ever I am so happy as to reach the wilds again I will experiment. I am not going to condemn him on your I fear some-what preap[illegible] pr[illegible]. He certainly in every other par ticular received full p[illegible] at f[illegible] hand. These seem cold words to give for my enjoyment of “Douglass Squirrels”. The Sequoia was full of solid information and interest. the March Scribner we only [5]got today. But I know a treat is in store. My sister was very glad to see you in San Fran- cisco, and expressed the hope that you would visit them during the winter, but if you adhere to to plans you have made they will be disappointed. We had the pleasure of a morning call from Dr & Mrs Gray, some ten days since. They looked well, and were as lovely as usual. They remained in Town but two days I believe. Tis’ now February 3d. I laid aside the fore-going to attend to some duties which presented themselves, and



Date Original

1878 Jan 31


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25 cm.

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Reel 03, Image 0982

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