John Muir


Helen [Muir Funk]


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Wednesday May 3, [1911][letterhead]New YorkDarling HelenI was very glad to get your last letter today telling continued good health good luck & your plans for a new home. You will find it I trust as healthful & beautiful as the blessed desert that has been your home so long. I'm going to Washington tomorrow for a few days. All your letters c/o R. U. Johnson The Century magazine, Union Square New York will reach me wherever I go. I've been at Arden with Mr. Harriman & at Prof. Osborns fine home up the Hudson. Am now at the fine city home of the Harrimans having a grand time. May be here more than a month arranging for book publication etc. Heaven bless you darling - be careful[in margin: about moving to the new home Kiss the child for me. Kindest regard [illegible] Bud. Your devoted FatherJohn Muir]


New York

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[1911] May 3


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Reel 20, Image 0284

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