West Park N.Y.Sept 3rd 1909Dear John Muir,I suppose you are back home long ere this from your camping trip to your beloved mountains, I hope you had a good time. Would I could have made it with you - hope I may sometime - if not in the California Sierras then in the sierras of paradise, I have been in fine health since my return but rather idle & discontented.04574Such a trip to such lands & people as we saw & met rather take the taste out of ones mouth for the home country & people. I expect it will be several months yet before I can again fell at ease in my old shoes, I have not the little Doctor to write my letters for me & spur me up,& that is a great loss. My hand is stiff & I write with difficulty, [else?] I should have written you before & tried to thank you for all your kindness to us. You contributed greatly to the success of our trip, & I know the "fun" you had out of04574
West Park, N. Y.
1909 Sep [3?]
Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 13 cm.
Reel 18, Image 0700
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