Alice [Spencer Jones]


John Muir


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325 West AdamsLos Angnles.CalSept. 8, 1 91 0My dear Mr Muir,I am writing right away to thank you for that beautiful snow flownr and your own tribute to thorn. It is so pretty and I asaura you that I treasure it.We are having some glorious days and we are enjoying Just that taste of September that comes to us. It always msana picking apples and and husking oorn to me who have lived so long in Now England.Uncle is to entertain the Board of the Academy of Science to [illegible] tonight for dinner and so there is much going on in our house. He has had a most splandid time With all these great men,' and I have too, for I have kept my eyes and ears- openand feel I am getting very well informed on things Celestial.It will Seem so good to see you all hers again and remember you are not to write and tell us now that you cannot come for that will nevar accepted by this family. You see that my little Muggins is not doing her prettiest today, for I had to put on a new ribbon and it is impossible to get her tonad down, but she is a darling and a very constant Companion. Nothfield Hall is to open with enthueieem. the girls are delighted with the Muir Books are waiting now to have your name in than. Cilia's school is also opening up well,they have many applications and things look very favorable tbr a very prospnrous year.Uncle ia sitting on the poorch, and aanda greetings to you. He goes this afternoon with a company of gentlemen to call upon some representatives of the Smithsonian Institute* who are in our City.I hope that you hear from daughter Helen that she is wall, and with kindest regards to her, ted io manyythanks to you,Verysinoerely, 04871


Los Angeles

Date Original

1910 Sep 8


Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.

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Reel 19, Image 0836

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