Katharine Hooker


John Muir


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[2]and not till you had explored that were you to return to this country. You did not give any date and I thought you would be much longer on the way. Yesterday I read in a common, everyday newspaper that you had arrived! I am glad. I was afraid illness would overtake you somewhere on your dark journeyings.[3]I fancy all sorts of strange inscrutable dangers hiding in the swamps and forests you have been wandering in. I wonder which proofs you are now going to be busy correcting in New York.As you see, I am again in Los Angeles. I came down here two weeks ago. Three weeks ago I was in New York, and if I had only staid a little longer should


Los Angles

Date Original

[1912] Mar 29


Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 22.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 20, Image 0855

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Page 2


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