Mary Frances Kellogg


John Muir


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[2]getting of a present from you, but would appreciate it if you would hint at some article. Of course, it is too soon to get it yet.It is hard for me to realize that Dorothy is engaged. She has always seemed to all of us so much a child. She and Dr. McKellar expect to live with Dorothy's mother and father for a year or so, until they build in South Pasadena.[3]We reached San Francisco July 30, William & I having come out with an advance party of about 20, on day earlier than the majority. The trip was all so beautiful, that I began longing for more as soon as I had gotten a few warm baths and washed my hair, and had two or three long nights' sleep. The last 60 or 70 miles I had packed on extra 9 or 10 pounds on my back, consisting of an empty dried-beef tin filled with earth & planted full of


Pasadena, Calif.

Date Original

1914 Aug 6


Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 26.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 22, Image 0537

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