Sarah [Muir Galloway]


[John Muir]


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[6]last moment-. The meter and telephone snapped and crackled as if going to pieces, To me the room was dangerous with electricity - the crack came - and I was caught - my head seemed bursting - - my tongue stiffened- I tried to shout for Willis but no words came- pieces of something seemed flying about -- lights went out - & &c-- and then such a time -- —no sleep came to me that night- not until near four oclock next morning.[4] 2.years lived and studied in Paris- and still has a studio there - and also one in Chicago - Last year he painted a picture for the Salon in Paris - and took the [honors?]. His was pronounced the greatest picture painted in 1913 - and the degree and honors - given were the greatest ever earned by an AmericanSo you see he is away way up in art—- One day I enjoyed - a call from05871


Pacific Grove, Calif.

Date Original

1914 Oct 27


Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 26 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 22, Image 0741

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Page 5


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