Marian Hooker


John Muir


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[3]different and interesting in its manifestations. Tomorrow, unless the gathering clouds check us, we shall go to Siena and make a number of trips in the mountains around there - returning here to pause and assimilate things before we go to Rome. My uncle Osgood Putnam and his wife, having left their Elizabeth at Vassar, have finally landed[4]in England, and we hope for a glimpse of them in Italy before we start for home. We may tarry here longer than November - our [illegible] plans in San Francisco are still the mirage we named them years ago - so Mother does not feel the need to hasten back and see how building gets on - We hear that your brave fight for[6]we have spoken of you every day since. often sorrowfully, for the loss of the Hetch Hetchy, which seems more yours than that of any one else, though we all share in the loss. Ellie has just gone to bed, and as she went out asked to have her love sent to you and added, "I wish he were here to be among these mountains with us"Very affectionately yoursKatharine Hooker


Florence [Italy]

Date Original

1913 Oct 22


Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 25.5 cm.

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Reel 21, Image 0918

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