Mary [Muir Hand]


[John Muir]


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[6]a home in Seattle. A short time ago Helen received a letter from the young woman -- who is a long time friend of ours -- The letter mentioned a new book written by you - and published lately. She did not remember the title - review of the book was very favorably mentioned in "The Interior" I must look it up- Our young friend went on the say - "Every one speaks highly of everything John Muir does or has done - and his name[4] 2.I am glad Wanda is so near you - it must take part of the loneliness away to know she is close by -- Even though the "big house has but you as an occupant - but as you express it - you are "too busy "to sulk or growl" I had to laugh at the last wordsThe idea of such words even thought of or having any place whatever in describing a mental state or condition of yours - John Muir in a sulk or growl - - Impossible04530


Kearney, Neb.

Date Original

[1909] Jun 22


Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 26.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 18, Image 0556

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Page 3


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