Sallie J. Kennedy


John Muir


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[6]I send this to San Francisco as your Hamilton address will be changed today and to what I do not know. I had a pleasant postal from Prof. Butler, as he was about to step on board a crusader at Boston in early August. The last line was “Remember me to Mr Muir”. Thanks for note in regard to forth-coming papers. Hoping your journeyings may be happy and that you will be re- stored in safety before long to either East or West. Believe me your friend Sallie J. Kennedy —What an unnatural fact, not one cross word in this letter, [underlined: a mistake] [7] Monday night, Surely this is as much of a letter as you will want to read. But as we did not go to town it was not posted and I must tell you what a happy day I have had. We (Miss Lathers & I) took a drive of twenty six miles over the loveliest roads lined with rich tall as well as smaller ferns, mix flowers of many hues, over which clouds of butterflies gay in color flelted so gently or settled in our way like little regiments. The views too picturesque and beau- tiful for my poor pen to describe; I send a gentian I believe – which I am told never opens – Again good night S. J. K.


Abby Lodge [Mass.]

Date Original

1878 Sep 15


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 26.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 03, Image 0920

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Page 4


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