Ellie Mosgrove


John Muir


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[2]tree she calls a pine of this nature and I believe her but I should like your assurance.We have just rented a cottage on the sea, a place of retreat and taking a few days off at a time we expect to enjoy it very much. You had better visit us there[3]or here. I am afraid your promises of visits are not to be relied upon. We have a new automobile that can go sixty miles an hour and it is a great way to see the country not "deliberately and gently" as [Scotch?] Dr. Mury of Palm Springs says, but one sees it.


Los Angeles

Date Original

[ca. 1912]


Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 22.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 20, Image 1601

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Page 2


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