Ellie Mosgrove


John Muir


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[2]Lane Hospital a serious operation. The worst is over and she is doing remarkably well and all anxiety is over but it has been very hard for Mrs. Hooker.We all enjoyed your visit so much you afforded Mr. Hooker[3]a fine Holiday and he very often speaks of the pleasure he had with you. You represent such a different idea of life. You get everlasting pleasure from nature and life in every form and his pleasure is a momentary thing.


Los Angeles

Date Original

circa [ca. 1907]


Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 22.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 16, Image 1335

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Page 2


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