John Muir


[Katharine] Hooker


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[4]but will probably go straight to Para & up the great river as a beginning Anyhow and anywhere I'm faithfully affectionately your friendJohn Muir[3]inclosures was duly received and you may rest assured[letterhead]that communication is now perfectly reliableYou say you seem to have lost me altogether. You should know that while I live such loss is impossible. All Hookers are in my heart to stay. You and M. the deepest of all.It's kind of you to care so much about my loneliness in my travels but I'm always fortunate as a wanderer & fear nothing fate has in store. Have no plans as yet


New York

Date Original

1911 May 24


Original letter dimensions unknown.

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Reel 20, Image 0316

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Page 2


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