Florence Scripps Kellogg


John Muir


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[2]After our return home he seemed to go to pieces & finally consulted an eye-specialist & also a general physician. The latter has put him on a rigid diet which seems so far to have improved his condition. He also has regular massage treatments, But nothing can be done for his eyes which seem to have given out suddenly, one of them is in serious condition, & he is not allowed to use them for reading at all[3]Mr. Ellis has gone back to Detroit. Mr. Kellogg & William are out camping for a couple of weeks near Santa Monica.Ellen is very busy painting a portrait of Dorothy which is wonderfully good & a startling likeness of her Dorothy finds the long posing a severe tax on her patience & good nature, but she will be delighted with the results. She has finally decided to return to the Bishop's


Altadena [Calif.]

Date Original

[ca. 1913 Aug]


Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 25.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 21, Image 0702

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