Katharine Hooker


John Muir


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[4]had a dear letter from you last month, and I mourned a little, and smiled a little over it. You sound somewhat lonely and I don't believe you are stoking the engine sufficiently besides. you work yourself very hard and feed yourself too little. I know what a pleasure there is in work, I had so much quiet happiness out of writing my one little book, but you forget to take care of yourself.I put in this letter to you which has just3[5]found its way back to me, to show you what a journey it has made, not because there is any value in it.Ever affectionately yoursKatharine HookerDo you like this little picture better than the others?09993


San Francisco

Date Original

[1913] Mar 21


Original letter dimensions: 21.5 x 13.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 21, Image 0217

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Page 3


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