Helen Douglas Greame


John Muir


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[4]depot in Fresno, where we all felt unnatural in the glare of the electric lights and the smell of locomotives when we were used to the pine smell. Four weeks ago we were in camp at the foot of glorious Mt. Whitney, and we were happy in spite of the rain and cold. My first night in civilization Ellie said I sat up in bed in my sleep and said "[1]San JuanSept. 7, 1902.My dear Mr. Muir-Your book reached me yesterday and when I unwrapped it and found what you had done I felt I was blessed indeed. The photograph of your Yosemite cabin is charming and you are kind indeed to take so much trouble to put it in the book, and03043


San Juan [Calif.]

Date Original

1902 Sep 7


Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 26 cm.

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Reel 12, Image 0582

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