Charlotte Hoffman


John Muir


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[3]have really been but two short minutes. I made all the preparations for our Christmas and that took the first week, and since then I have had company to take care of, and the second week is gone. I should like to be on top of a mountain this minute, and shall tramp somewhere this afternoon, if only to the Berkeley hills.I send a great deal of love to Mrs. Muir and to Wanda and Miss Helene, and to all good wishes for the new year. Kindly remember me to your sisters. Always affectionatelyCharlotte HoffmanOn New Year's Day in the morning.[2]of writing underneath. I have enjoyed it and my family and friends have more than any of my other good gifts. There is a heap of new books on my table, and there are a few fluffs and frills in my bureau drawer - I like the frills, but I like the books better. I'll tell you about them when I see you.Wanda asked me to come up this holiday, and I wanted very much to, but the two weeks


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Date Original

circa [1905 Jan 1]


Original letter dimensions: 17 x 27 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 15, Image 0021

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Page 2


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