Charlotte [H. Kellogg]


John Muir


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[8]been short. From here we are to go to Paris for May and June. Then Vernon comes back to London for the "Universities Congress" and the "Eugenics Congress" in July - perhaps we come with him, but that is not settled - and he is supposed to stay on for the "Second International Entomological Congress" to be held in Oxford in August. That would mean his having an added leave, of a month perhaps. He has not planned so far ahead yet.You will be with Helen at first. Isn't Muir a darling chubby boy? We have a little snap shot of him. And Wanda is to have another child, perhaps has a little girl or boy by this[5][in margin: time. I hope everything goes well with her. Give her my love and take a great deal from us all for yourselfCharlotte]loves doing better than anything else. She sends you a hug and many kisses you best friend to her. She is to have several presents out of her Christmas gift, and perhaps have some of it put in the bank for her. The first thing will be a pretty little English hat with posies on it. Then a little green coat, and a little white dress to go underneath it! Can you see her in them? I want to go and get them this minute, but shall restrain myself for a full week, perhaps two, to be sure not to make a mistake. Her father is to help choose the hat. There, you should be along too!English people are most05158



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1912 Mar 12


Original letter dimensions: 18 x 22.5 cm.

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