Anne W. Cheney


John Muir


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weather & water will permit - I had fully expected to be of their party this summer, but that is now out of the question - how I regret it you can im- agin from the amount of enjoyment I experienced while there last summer, but I do not despair of visiting there once more for I love the mountain & river gods with the heart of a child of nature al- though I have been brought up in the midst of luxury, & the civilization you dislike so much - I have thought of you this winter as busy with your writing, & shall hope to hearwell she is much better than she was in the winter, all thoughts of leaving her must necessarily be banished for a time, & Father & rob return to us in June some- time, or as soon as my uncles return from the Yo Semite- I judge from that, that Father & Rob will not go with them, but they may change their minds before the time comes to go - at any rate I hope you will meet my two uncles John & Frank who will probably go into the Valley as soon as


New York City, [New York]

Date Original

1873 Apr 9


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 26.5 cm.

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Reel 02, Image 1105

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