Jennie T. Hendricks


John Muir


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[2]The welcome, your gift received was non the less hearty because of the delay in receiving it. I do most sincerely thank you for remembering me and I value, more highly than I can express your vividly told story of "Our National Parks". Mr Hendricks and I have a little cottage in the woods on Lake Michigan about thirteen miles from Petosky. Each year we learn to love more truly the beautiful trees and the wonderful, ever changing lake. The rare sunsets and the sweet [3]restful charm of the place. Some day I trust you may be an honored guest in this cottage by the lake. I know, through your eyes, we would see new beauties and discover by your aid, fresh delights. When my husband and I visit as I much wish to do- these wonderful parks, your book will be our chosen guide and interpreter. I have often thought of your last visit to our home Our mother and sister Eliza were made very happy by your


Indianapolis [Ind.]

Date Original

[1902?] May


Original letter dimensions: 17 x 27 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 12, Image 0442

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Page 2


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