E. S. Goodhue


John Muir


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2served at any time desired. No household regulations of any sort with [choice?] for individual preference and habit.I usually go out in my auto during day making calls, there being a good road around the island, 210 miles. Down to Papa [past?] 40 miles. Trails lead down to the sea or up the mountain every half mile or so. The le[illegible] woods are near - Koa forests at an elevation of about 4000 feet.I visit a Koa camp once every 60 days - here the wood is cut and sent away as "Hawaiian Mahoghany". —Outings may be made daily, and one can easily reach every point where trees grow, up Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa & Hualalai.I think you would enjoy 6 mos or a year of this, and my [illegible] is that it would build you up physically & give you a lease of life. For Hawaii is an old man's country, sedatove in effect-My house is open - verandas and rooms open to butterflies and breezes.05712


San Francisco

Date Original

1914 Feb 20


Original letter dimensions: 25.5 x 20.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 22, Image 0193

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