Annie Kennedy Bidwell


[John Muir] Muir's


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[4][in margin: Mrs Bidwell]I would be ashamed to give so little, but honesty toward other previous, & urgent [claims?], demands humiliation on my part (give or not!) Also: I do not know to whom to vote for on the enclosed Ballot[illegible], except for you. Of that individual I am certain. Will you kindly be my proxy and fill out Ballot for Board of Directors of Sierra Club, and mail it to proper [destination?]. Please do! I might so mar matters by random crossing. Now with love to each, and the hope of seeing you & yours soon, believe me, each of you,Yours heartilyAnnie Kennedy Bidwell.[1][in margin: AL his Geo W. Gibbs. the usual place.]2622 Jackson St San FranciscoApr. 17, 1902.My dear friends –—The Muirs!What have you thought of my silence these spring months, when I was so anxious for a visit from you! Well, I have been at this address since Jan. 31, expecting to return home at any time - yet not able to write anything not positively obligatory. My strength was such an uncertain quantity that Dr Hischfelder ordered me to02989


San Francisco

Date Original

1902 Apr 17


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25.5 cm.

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Reel 12, Image 0363

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