Anna R. Dickey


John Muir


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[3]at hand as without Mrs Hooker's machine, it is hard to get back and forth. Donald seems to be gaining slowly, but all too slowly and cannot walk or ride much. He has grown enthusiastic over his bird studies and does nothing else but read, write and photograph them. He has taken most interesting photos that require infinite patience.I am so happy to have a home at last and keep as busy as a bee. Mr Millard is much better since the holidays which is good news to his friends. You will see by enclosed Poor Mr Brown is ailing. He called here just after his return from the east looking badly. I hope he may weather this attack.We have had scarcely any rain all winter, which has given us a wonderful season of sunshine but the hills are brown and the cattle suffering and so we must needs pray for rain although I never


Pasadena [Calif.]

Date Original

[ca. 1911] Nov


Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 25.5 cm.

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Reel 20, Image 0721

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