Theodore Roosvelt


John Muir


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THE WHITE HOUSEWASHINGTONJanuary 27, 1908.My dear Mr. Muir:Your letter was a surprise of the pleasantest kind. I thank you for it, my dear sir, with all my heart. There is nothing I value more than praise from you, and I am deeply touched [illegible] your kind and friendly words. You may rest assured that I shall try to continue to deserve what you say. I am concerned over your daughter's health and 1 trust she will be speedily better.Again very heartily thanking you, believe me,Ever Yours,Theodore Roos [illegible]Mr. John Muir,Martinez, California.P. S. I always grudged Emerson's not having gone into camp with you. You would have made him perfectly comfortable and he ought to have had the experience.04046


Washington [D. C.]

Date Original

1908 Jan 27


Original letter dimensions: 22.5 x 37 cm.

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