[Katharine Hooker]


John Muir


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[2]and [illegible] Viewing this world & enjoying all things therein.(Did you ever hear of such effrontery! Just as I had finished writing the top line my [illegible] came in, I jumped up to greet him, he sat down in my place and wrote the end of the sentence to please himself.) You speak as though you had not received the letters Marian and I wrote you just in time to reach you before you sailed? You do not give an address in South America, so I can [3]only direct this to Para and trust to its following you. It took a month for this letter of yours from there to reach me.When I got better of my illness in Los Angeles we went to Lake Tahoe, Marian, Ellie and I. When Ellie went back to open her school and Marian and I came to [illegible] for a while. Did I tell you? (perhaps I had not done it [illegible] I wrote to you) that I have bought a little house here


[San Francisco]

Date Original

[1911] Oct 4


Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 24.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 20, Image 0667

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Page 2


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