J. E. Calkins


John Muir


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not realize. I am sure, the hold you have upon the hearts of our family, or the pleasure your writings have given us. I have no designs of interview for newspaper use, unless you wish something of that king, but want only a chat with you, for a few minutes if you cannot spare more.I say and ask all this with becoming humility, and a full recognition of the fact that you may have no time, however brief, to fritter away upon a transient visitor whom you may never see again, — and yet I should very much like to pay you that call, if it is convenient to you.With great respect, I amVery truly yoursJ. E. Calkins.


La Jolla, San Diego Co., Calif.

Date Original

1904-03-29 00:00


Original letter dimensions: 27.5 x 21 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 14, Image 0118

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