Betty Averell


John Muir


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[4]you must come & see us! In any event you cant escape me long I hope! Miss Bryant & I have designs on decorating some of the San Francisco Exposition buildings, and if we get the commissions we'll have to go out there, of course! I've really never been more thrilled over the interests of life than now the creative spirit is so beautiful that it is unbounded joy to help give[5][letterhead]it expression in art, & in all its [illegible].The autumn days I'll enjoy out of doors now at home - my vacation - while [illegible] mountains this summer. Ive talked much with a man whose ideal is glorified on the mountain top. He appreciates the splendor & the meaning of the mountains so that I told him I was going to ask05557


New York

Date Original

[1913] Sep 27


Original letter dimensions: 23.5 x 14.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 21, Image 0820

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