Charlotte [H. Kellogg]
think that will haunt me that picture of the well.What to send Jean? How absurd! You've sent her a beautiful little white bed to sleep in all through the years in her little room. It is all set aside in the city ready to be shipped as soon as the room is finished. And besides that she has a nice lttle sum put in the bank with "Christmas from "Uncle John" Muir" written at the side of it - so she will know how it came when she grows up. I wrote you how she asked for you on the train. Well, when we got inside the cabin, she looked around and then said, "Now, Where's Uncle John?" You are very often in her baby thoughts.[in margin: and in ours believe that! We wish you the fullest richest year yet. We [would?] see you as soon as possible Let us [illegible] if you Can Give us [illegible]Always devotedlyCharlotte]1057 Rap[illegible] StreetPalo Alto, 7th JanuaryDearest friendDont ever dread of building anything! You said something about a bungalow in the South. Perhaps the South's different from the North. but if it isn't be a coward!The [daily?] letters I've thought to you since getting that lovely one of yours at Carmel couln't get written, first because of the wretched house we were to move05348
Palo Alto [Calif.]
[1913 ?] Jan 7
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