Alden Sampson


John Muir


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2223 Atherton St.,Berkeley, Cal.,16 Oct., 1906.Dear Mr. Muir,--I have the pleasantest recollections of my visit at Martinez, in particular of our drive to Mr. Swett's and his courtesy. The bunches of Flaming Tokay grapes were much admired. One of these I took to my table at the Berkeley Inn, where it received tributes of admiration from Mrs. Lathrop and her son, [illegible] while the other graced our spread at a Sunday morning's breakfast on the rocks beyond North Berkeley, up under the eucalyptus ridge, at a reunion of a little circle known as the "Contented Club," composed of five Sierrans, all friends of yours I think. I have to thank you for great kindness to me on more than one occasion. It is forcibly brought to mind by work on which I am02768


Berkeley, Calif.

Date Original

1906-10-16 00:00


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25 cm.

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