W[illiam] H. Holabird
[letterhead]October 14th/08John Muir EsqMartinez. Cal.My very dear FriendWhen I arrived at Home on yesterday, the first thing that my dear wife handed me was your letter, & the two beautiful books you so thoughtfully sent me. I shall have real pleasure in reading them.Dear Mr Muir, I learned valuable lessons from you the past summer, one lesson was, to spare the beautiful birds and animals. I put it into practice at once, for [when?] I had bade Mrs Harriman the young people good bye, I hastily superintended the storing of things away at the Lodge, for the winter, I packed my roll04300
1908 Oct 14
Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.
Reel 17, Image 0925
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