[Abbigail A. Allen]


John Muir


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[3]of your books again and came on this little trip turning the key on the [illegible] door not leaving for any of my good neighbors to read in my absence. for this I have seen punished for my naughty selfishness.I shall enclose a copy of [John?] Allens poem on "Sins of Omission" to the little daughter that sent me her Photo and if she so wishes one to the [illegible] brighter sisterMrs Allen02203[1]AlamedaDec. 21stDear Mr MuirIt was too good of you to so quickly send August the story of the "Dog and the Glacier."I think you must be in high favor with the Publisher to have found what you asked for so soon And how could you write such a [illegible] story without tearsI have shed tears and could only stopped them


Alameda [Calif.]

Date Original

circa [1897?] 21


Original letter dimensions: 15.5 x 25.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 09, Image 1224

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