Alice [Spencer H. Jones]


John Muir


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DIRECTORSJOHN D. HOOKER, PRES. MRS. RUSSELL, JUDSON WATERSMRS. WILLIAM WARREN ORCUTTMRS. WILLIAM BOWNE HUNNEWELLMISS CAROLINE M. SEYMOURNorthfield Hall1361 SOUTH FLOWER STREETLOS ANGELESTELEPHONE 21242MRS. FRED HOOKER JONESSECRETARY AND MANAGER2430 8. FLOWER ST.TEL. 22607April 25,1911My dear,good Friend,Mr. Muir,Oh, but I was so proud and happy to receive your note,and I have just sailed around high with it, and shall keep on soaring with it until I get the next one,which you have promised me, and may it be soon, and tell us that the tired times are all over.Oh, but we all do miss you! Talk so kindly about you,and quote you,- While I sit all alone at the breakfast table and drink my coffee-Uncle to his roses-so beautiful now-,Fred to his precious jewels,and Our Fair Lady to her Desk, yes and shall continue of sit there and wait for you to come back again!The garden is a dream and last Saturday [illegible]n had another photographer there and they all enthuse, as well they may. On Sunday morning Uncle and I had a lovely rose-time,he gathering, I arranging,and later on Fred and I passed them around. I really believe that I was answering prayers for the church people that morning.Our good people have returned rested and happy,and sunburned from their Balboa outing. "Men may comeetc---you know all the rest I passed around your kind remembrances. All expressed their thanks-----Ingred, Willock and Katie,Agnes will return to us the first of June,we expect,


Los Angeles

Date Original

1911 Apr 25


Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.

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Reel 20, Image 0262

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