Freddie Magee


John Muir


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4thought in Kiplings verse "The Explorer" - "But his whisper came to me" So dear Mr. Muir when I read of your boyhood, as I am now doing of its fun & its hardships & its wanderings in early manhood, you again make me long for the mountains_ for these "Camps of proved desire & known delight" that my father & Willy & [Tommy?] knew of with you & that we live yet again with you in spirit. And I do hope it will be my good fortune yet to see Yosemite & Hetch Hetchy with you. Your room is always waiting you at our home & we hope you will come down very soon & stay for a long visit.SincerelyFreddie Magee[1]5 Montgy st. May 7/1913[letterhead]Dear Mr Muir:It is some days since I received from Mr Colby your "Autobiography", Mr Colby tried twice to leave it here earlier, but our office was closed for a couple of days due to the death of Mrs Thomas Magee Sr. So I trust you will pardon my delay in acknowledging your very kind & very much appreciated gift. There are no books after "The Book" as Sir Walter Scott so well05439


[San Francisco]

Date Original

1913 May 7


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25.5 cm.

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Reel 21, Image 0391

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