Charlotte [H. Kellogg]


John Muir


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[4]just that way?She was a good little traveler, despite the rough voyage and has given us no great anxiety. I have an English nurse come in from ten till six to take her for her airings and to leave me free to go to the museums as I often do with Mr. Kellogg, or to visit the too numerous galleries and fascinating theaters. She will stay, too, if we wish to go out in the evening.We are a half hour from the museums, in St. John's Wood, where the air is much better than in the city, a loss of time for us, but fine for Jean. She is starting out now for Regent's Park to feed the ducks, which she Remember everything you have seen and done. We must have it all!c/o American Express company [1]London12 March 1912[letterhead]Dearest friend,The most wonderful and beautiful surprise that ever happened to a wee Jean--this too generous Christmas gift! It came yesterday just after we had been wondering where you were, whether you were being tempted further and further on, or were turning your steps westward again.Helen said you had been in South Africa. but that your next address would be California so I am sending this to her.I am glad for some reason05158



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1912 Mar 12


Original letter dimensions: 18 x 22.5 cm.

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Reel 20, Image 0831

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