Marian Hooker


John Muir


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c/o [French, Le[illegible] & Co.Florence[1]Florence -Oct. 22- 1913.My dear Mr. Muir.Yesterday Mother said in a tone of firm conviction, "I must write to Mr. Muir" - and added, "I wonder how and where he is". So as her eyes are troubling her and I am doing what writing I can for her, I took it upon myself to send you some news of the wanderers. We have been exploring Tuscany some more, to the complete satisfaction of the trio. We started05584[2]down along the Italian Riviera, driving from Genoa to Lucca by way of Rapallo, Spezia and the Garfagnano. Such a glorious trip under favoring skies. superb mountains and valleys and seas. and alluring towered towns peering down from crags and hills and tempting us to side explorations that we usually had not time for. Then we have been over four Apennine passes to the north-west of here, each[5]the Hetch Hetchy has been lost at last and are very, very sorry for the loss of that wonderful National Monument of the Rockies. We send you American greetings and equally warm Italian greetings done up as blue skies and as red and yellow autumn leaves!Marian HookerIt was good to have that little line from you the other day, and05584


Florence [Italy]

Date Original

1913 Oct 22


Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 25.5 cm.

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Reel 21, Image 0916

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