Mrs. L. T. W. Conger


John Muir


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[4]hear of some heartbreaking grief with its terrible desolation has crossed my pathway the old thought has come back, "Look it in the eye," and I have thus been enabled to live through much sorrow that if I had yielded to my first feelings would have swept me out into the dark ocean of despair. If you should ever come this way be sure to call and see us. Thanking you for your kind remembrance I am as everYour Sincere Friend(Mrs) L. T. W. Conger.[1]344 North Raymond Avenue.Pasadena Feb. 11, 1902.Mr John Muir:My Dear Friend.You can scarcely imagine through the kindness of Mr [Kendal?], your gift of "California Mountains." Every description of tree, flower, and animal, brings back my childhood's home, with endearing memories,02594


Pasadena [Calif.]

Date Original

1902 Feb 11


Original letter dimensions: 16 x 25.5 cm.

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Reel 12, Image 0211

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