Mary Frances Kellogg


John Muir


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[4]meeting at the John Muir School. There was gloom and grumbling, you may be sure, at the enforced continuing of our week's duties. But when Dr. Scherer began reading to us from your "Boyhood" book, eager and pleased interest took the place of discontent.School and work about my house and yard so far are pushing my writing and drawing aside, but I am making a strenuous effort to systematize and make some definite time each day for my other workI hope you are well, and that the Alaska book is coming on[1][letterhead]Oct. 19, 1913My dear Mr. Muir:I am enclosing a post card photograph of Muir Lodge, in Big Santa Anita Canon [diacritic] near Sierra Madre. We were all sorry that you could not be present, but the fine frame portrait of you adorned the wall.As you may have known that I was a member of the Cabin Building Committee, you may therefore have wondered at the name of Mr. Geo. Wharton James appearing05581


Altadena, Calif.

Date Original

1913 Oct 19


Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 26.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 21, Image 0904

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