John Muir


[Katharine Hooker]


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Have been at work every morning for weeks & weeks at 5 o'clock to about 8 P. M. Fell asleep day before yesterday pen in hand though can't sleep much in bed. Hope to rest on way to the great hot river.You have time to write me a line of goodbye to above address.Heaven's peace be yours dear Katharine I [adamantly?] pray.Your very friendJohn MuirN. Y.c/o Professor H. F. OsbornMy dear everlasting friendI'm so glad to see by your letters that you are finding your way, aiming straight ahead in newness of life. God's best good luck to you my word of farewell. I leave Philadelphia on the fifteenth of this month for the Amazon direct all alone as usual.I'm well but very tired finishing Yosemite book


N[ew] Y[ork]

Date Original

[1911 Aug]


Original letter dimensions unknown.

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Reel 20, Image 0620

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