Home Jan. 2, 1909.Darling Helen: I wish you with all my heart a happy new year. Heaven guide you & shine on all your ways.Margaret tired herself out on Christmas work but is getting better again.The weather here has been constant fog or rain. Today is warmer tho rainy. The hills showing green. I am so glad you are out of this semitropical climate of the bay region,- the winter gloom of the golden state.I suppose you have more deeds to sign. Return to me when signed Write often- to your affectionate father, John Muir.I must try to get some pine apples
1909 Jan 2
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