Charles Keeler


John Muir


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[2]near your home to which we could repair now and then and have a glimpse of you and a taste of country air and fruit. I think furthermore it would be good for me to escape our Berkeley fogs now and then during the summer. I was talking with Mr. Keith about it yesterday and he grew quite enthusiastic, with visions of little excursions we might make together to our retreat, keeping bachelor quarters for two or three days at a time. But alas for air castles! The practical considerations must be met. The first difficulty in the way of immediately carrying out the plan is the fact that for the next few weeks I shall be


Ridge Road & Holland Place, Berkeley, Calif.

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Original letter dimensions: 21.5 x 28 cm.

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