Oscar R. Coast


John Muir


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[6] I did not recover from the grip attack so as to be able to work as I anticipated this winter but hope for better luck in the future. I want to thank you for and congratulate the many who have been waiting anxiously for your last book that [illegible] come to them and is giving so much delight - as I hear of it on all sides in words of praise.By the way thinking that you would be in Hollywood.[7]I left with Mrs Funk the copy of "Stickeen" in which you kindly wrote for me but failed to sign your name - which of course I want; so I shall look forward to having your autograph in it some day. May ask her to send it to youThe days here are now delightful and I am very reluctant to [illegible] California - but want to have ten days in Pasadena, and then spend as much time as I can with my invalid brother in Iowa CityThis town has just had a "revolution"


Santa Barbara, Calif.

Date Original

1913 May 16


Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 26 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 21, Image 0429

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Page 4


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