Sallie J. Kennedy


John Muir


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[4] Have you had your mind too much engrossed by other sciences to give this one any attention? Good bye – A happy useful Summer, and Safe return; Your friend Sallie J. Kennnedy.May anniversaries of happy days of last Summer, if I live, will come to mind this. 00792 [1] Washington, May 8th, 1878.My dear Mr Muir How very kind of you to send me such an excellent photograph! The likeness could not have been made stronger. I am very happy to have it. Mine was taken a month or two since and I am almost ready to send you one; but as you go to the Mountains so soon, I should be shut up for months, and I shrink from the isolation. I fear the feeling is vanity – by what ever name called it is foolish. Your criticism on Dean Ramsays Reminiscences was delightful! How charming it would be could all



Date Original

1878 May 8


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25 cm.

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Reel 03, Image 0814

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