Katharine Hooker


John Muir


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[4]there seemed to be a reversed sky, full of twinkling constellations, all the inns and hamlets for leagues around visible from this height!It is pleasant to think of you in that Grand Canon [diacritic] excursion--no doubt it is a delightful party.I was glad to hear Houghton Mifflin were going to put "My First Summer in the Sierras" in print at once. It is a dear book - I loved[1]Place: The Muir Woods,Time: May 13th in the present year.Characters of the play: Katharine Hooker, Mariam Hooker.And [illegible] we are in the place named for you, the first time we have visited the spot since its christening! It is very beautiful, but a little more populated than in the old days, when I used to walk to it over the hills, without even a trail - and find05015


Muir Wood [Calif.]

Date Original

[1911] May 13


Original letter dimensions: 18 x 23 cm.

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Reel 20, Image 0294

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