Beth Averell


John Muir


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[3]a chance of meeting him - to say nothing of telling him about you - still I am living in hopes, and when those are realized you will hear from me again - that is, if you haven't forgotten me and will let me know so. For remember, that I am the girl who will never shoot or harm a birdie! No, I just love every one I see now and as I am in the country nearly every day - am growing to know them and their ways well. The country about here[5]and your Alaskan playground should be transplanted in our front yard. Assuridily we could furnish you here with plain mud puddles - if not glacier mud puddles! I am very lonesome and hungry for the H.A.E.[4]may be of glacial type - but certainly I wish it were more realistic - for I am sure nothing could make it more comfortable during these warm days -. And only one thing more delightful - that you


Rochester, N. Y.

Date Original

[1900] Sep 8


Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 23 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 11, Image 0349

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