Katharine Hooker


[John Muir]


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[2]and a measure of warmth, for a week's stay. Osgood has been ill running down fast lately and having almost continuous headaches, such as he is always subject to. A little respite was necessary. I accompanied them up here meaning to go back [illegible] affairs in L. A. and go [illegible] [illegible] but I was laid violent hands on and compelled to remain! So here I am and the Bandit does not say when I am to be released. Being[3]2fond of the said Bandit I succumb yet I am rather anxious to proceed with [illegible] down below.Just as I came away, my book from you arrived, and the two illustrations look very nice, if I do say it, as shouldn't. When I read the inscription on the fly leaf I says to myself, says I, "Very nice, but not as affectionate as it might09994


Mt. Lowe [Calif.]

Date Original

[1912 ?] May 17


Original letter dimensions: 23 x 14.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 20, Image 1001

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Page 2


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