Sallie J. Kennedy


John Muir


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[4]tonight dispelled it all. I hope you will have a happy time the remainder of the season and be safely housed for winter work. An unkind wish you will reflect. I expect to start east on Tuesday next the 16th I will soon be again enjoying some of Natures grandest scenes. I will sadly miss the pleas- ant companionship our little camp- ing party afforded. Hoping some day to hear the unfinished story of the voyage of the Snag Jumper”, and her Le- roic crew. I remain sincerely your friend, Sallie [illegible] Kennedy.00755 [1] Chico, October, 12th, 1877.My dear Mr Muir, This evening began its course in pleasure, continued, and from our merry peals of laugh- ter at its close you would imagine it finished in pleasure. Though different causes pro- duced the same result, a wonderful harmony existed between the causes. [ First?] I concluded to make a selection from Annies embryo herbarium, which I was to take home, and as page after page was looked over the happy days were brought to mind when the little


Chico [Calif.]

Date Original

1877 Oct 12


Original letter dimensions: 18 x 23 cm.

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Reel 03, Image 0601

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