Katharine Hooker


[John Muir]


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[4]thing I did was to purchase a little house (have I already told you this?) next door to Osgood's, and to move into it some furniture from the Los Angeles place. I did not leave the latter at all dismantled, for there was really enough there to spare much for the small abode in San Francisco.You may be sure the "Palace Garret" was not disturbed, nor the blue sofa pillow profaned! When you come back Marian and I want you to make us a visit in this little house where there will always be room for you.After our stay here we shall go on to New York to see my sister Mary Shepard and our other friends, and so[5]3shall be likely to be away from California for about three months.I meant to have told you that before we left it we did "sit down among the pines" as you bade me do in your letter from Para. Marian, Ellie and I went up to Lake Tahoe and spent twelve days in absolute rest. I was still obliged to lie down three hours a day, and there could not have been a better place to do it. The weather was perfect and I am sure it did us all good.Fred and Alice Jones are taking care of the L. A. house for us, using part and closing part09997


Cincinnati, Ohio

Date Original

[1911] Nov 30


Original letter dimensions: 23 x 14 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 20, Image 0713

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Page 3


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