John Muir


[Charles F.] Lummis


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Martinez. Cal., July 7/O3. Dear Mr. Lummis:- We are all home again, called bacK by Mrs. Muir's sickness, less than a day after we reached our camp ground in Arizona. She has a severe attaok of pneumonia complicated perhaps, with some obscure chronic trouble which has brought her very low indeed. During the last three days she has rested easily and seems at times hopefully better.We all look back with pleasure to our visit at your rare and beautiful home, the most novel and characterful and telling in every way of all I have seen this side the continent. None of us will forget it, or the kindness lavished on us all by you all.Your package of letters of introduction were received at Palm Springs. Wether any of them will be delivered this year I cannot tell, but with kindest regards and best wishes to her. Lummis and Turbese and the two little men, I amFaithfully yours,John Muir


Martinez, Calif.

Date Original

1905-07-07 00:00


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Reel 15, Image 0579

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The unpublished works of John Muir are copyrighted by the Muir-Hanna Trust. To purchase copies of images and/or obtain permission to publish or exhibit them, see

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Braun Research Library, Autry National Center for the American West, Los Angeles, CA. ID Numbers: MS.1.1.3221A Charles F. Lummis/Mr. John Muir Correspondence 1895-1905; and MS.1.1.3221B Charles F. Lummis/Mr. John Muir Correspondence 1906-1913. Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.

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Muir-Hanna Trust

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