Anne W. Cheney
New York City Wednesday Apr. 9th 1873My dear Mr Muir. Out of all the noise & bustle of this busy world I write to you longing for the rest & quiet of your [underlined: Valley], which now seems farther away than ever, for I have given up all idea of returning to Cala for the present. My sister is quite miserable, having injured her lip in some way & is, or has been lame, but although notfrom you soon that the book has been given to the public, that I may get it & in reading it imagine myself once more nearer the Giver of all Good - I had a nice letter from Mrs. Moore not long ago at most the first one she had written since her illness, but Charlie Stoddard I have not heard from for a long time probably because I allowed such a long time to lapse between his last letter & the answer. I return to my home in the country in about two weeks, to get it ready to receive the wanderers, but we may be back in Cala. again before we are aware of it, as father I fear will not be able to 00657
New York City, [New York]
1873 Apr 9
Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 26.5 cm.
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