Geo[rge] Hansen


[John Muir]


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Geo. HansenLandscape ArchitectScenic Tract Berkeley Ca.Nov. 25th., 1902.My dear Sir,My last installment of "Baby Roland Booklets", printed and original, leaves by even mail. I trust that you consider the entire let the equivalent of your very kind order. I wish that more were being printed, and that you could receive a wider range of effects of my work. But if you are a man who fraternizes with the Seouoia, it is not the bulk that overawes you, it is the majesty. And so it shall be the sweetness of my booklets that assesses their worth.I delight in the thought that my little bundle shall reach you on Thanksgiving day. I love to associates circumstances with feeling. Then first away from mother and home. I used to open my family album at the sunrise of every sunday, and other keepsakes were spreads along with it on the fresh tablelinnen of my room. May this package arrive in good time, and add to your feeling of Thanksgiving the mite of reliogisity which I have installed in the work.Look over the booklet "In Company" where I invoke the spirit of my only sister to also guard him if my time down here should be up [illegible] a father’s duty could find full satisfaction. I had a fain day when I scribbled those lines, and I think they are as true as the hand, then was steady. But the tight grip around the handles of my crutches makes them drawn out of shape, and the fingers, once able to draw and paint as


Berkeley, Calif.

Date Original

1902 Nov 25


Original letter dimensions: 275. x 21.5 cm.

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Reel 12, Image 0817

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