Anna R. Dickey


John Muir


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[iv]people up there say they have "nine months of winter and three of cold weather." I can believe it, for it snowed twice the week we were there! Fancy snow in August. We met some interesting Swiss people (through a friend) of the upper class and so had unusual opportunities, saw the inside of one of their villas and the outside of some of their castles, most romantic structures.The girls will be here in 2 or 3 days. After Venice we [illegible] Verona and Lugano and a few days at Milan and from there see Maude off.My love to you and always bestest wishesKatherine Hooker[i]Venice, August 20What a duck you are besides being a Dickey-bird! When Ellie read me the letter from you two days ago I thought I must send you a line, too. Though I try to spare my imperfect eyes by not writing too much one time, having hurt them badly last time.How splendid it is about Donald and his fine work. He must be very happy over it, and you almost more so. You are on05521


[Pasadena, Calif.]

Date Original

[ca. 1913 Sep]


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 13 cm.

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Reel 21, Image 0844

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