Sallie Kennedy Alexander


John Muir


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[2]conditions permit we will be very glad to see you there. If you name a day and hour, we will make our plans conform. Mr Alexander went down yesterday, to remain at the Palace, until the time of our arrival when he will also go to Mrs Gibbs. We wished for you yesterday as we drove seventeen miles through the canon [diacritic] towards Ma[g?]alia. The road was quite like a Park drive, [3]and exquisite masses of wild flowers carpeted the drive on either side. My dear Sister is so learned that she appears to know every name, and some times I felt a real injury was done the darling wee treasures, handicapping them with such long names. So you see I am not a bit more scientific than I was many years ago. Yes many many changes have come for each one of us since we last parted. But life to me continues a blessing - and many things which have occurred - makes the


Chico [Calif.]

Date Original

1900 May 24


Original letter dimensions: 17 x 22 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 11, Image 0235

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