Janet [Douglass] Moores


John Muir


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[4]but he is happy--in being married to the brightest, prettiest, sweetest, most attractive little woman - sensible too and extraordinarily intelligent - "up" so to speak. a "biological specialist" and, I should like to know what she doesn't know. You should hear her advance theories--at 25--which we have demonished at 37 [isn't it an awful age?] It is very interesting and amusing to have so young a member of one's household.986 Penn. St. December 1st. 1896.[1]My Dear Mr. Muir.Thank you for letting me know of your return from that vast, unknown, mysteriously interesting region-Alaska-I rather hoped you would write--and that you would tell us of your experiences there. Are you saving them all for "the book."? But there is so much that one can not put in a book. that we would love to hear.And must we wait long02182


Indianapolis [Ind.]

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