Marian Hooker


John Muir


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[2]those haunts makes me long more than ever to get back among them for a while. I am very glad you have been at 325 again. It is always such a pleasure to Mother to have you there. The holidays have passed pleasantly with me; full of work with interest and presenting both sides of life. I wonder if suicides are more frequent in the time of[3]general rejoicing. I watched one poor young thing dying for several days and was glad when her last painful gasp failed, and I saw two gay Xmas trees, the life of them made by the entranced little boys that scampered around, and I have had much in my mind the poor brave Willards facing their loss and his battle with health, and the world is as sunny and


San Francisco

Date Original

1911 Jan 2


Original letter dimensions: 17 x 27 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 20, Image 0029

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Page 2


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