Mabel Colf


John Muir


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[2]just laid out. There are many fine residences being built. In the midst of this fine neighbor-hood our school is situated. There are four rooms, the office, and three other little rooms. I am in the A5's. There are about twenty-eight pupils in this room.Thursday after-noon we had our exercises. I think we did finely. We had bought a new flag and while it was going up [3]we sang "The Star Spangled Banner." We also planted a redwood tree, and many flowers. We dedicated our tree to you and presented our flag to Mr. Charles Monroe of the Board of Education. Much of our program was from writings of yours. One of our teachers read the biography of yourself. In it I found out that you had lived in Fox lake Wisconsin. I have an aunt, uncle, and cousin there and I thought you might


Los Angeles, Calif.

Date Original

circa [19]04 Mar 22


Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 26 cm.

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Reel 14, Image 0092

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