Elizabeth Whitney Putnam
every morning companion at breakfast fast nowadays, making my meal alone a most unlonely one. You are rich, I know, in manifold thanks. Mine are among them. You probably hear from my Sister. Her last was from the country of the Wye, where our Whitney ancestry began; and she said a lovelier country could not be found. With every fond wish,YoursElizabeth Whitney Putnam.12 Presidio Ave.July 5. 1918.My dear Mr. MuirThis is Katharine Hooker's Sister who is writing you. You may not exactly place me among her multitudinous Family, but we all know you, & associate with you constantly and familiarly through your wonderful books. I have a little place on Mt. Tamalpais, which I call Bellaria, & some of your mountain books I keep up there, to read in a surrounding I dearly love. The other day, opening the "Mountains of California", a scrap fell out05487
1913 Jul 5
Original letter dimensions: 14.5 x 22 cm.
Reel 21, Image 0562
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