Mary Frances Kellogg


John Muir


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[4]and it was altogether delightful. The proposed reservoir, if it did no other harm, would ruin the beautiful sweep of the falls on the canon [diacritic]-side. I am more than ever against the proposed desecration, and hope it will be ultimately prevented. I could not bear to think of that beautiful valley grove and flower-garden being destroyed and drowned.I will let you know when I actually decide upon the rest of the gift - probably several weeks in the future. Affectionately your friendMary Frances Kellogg[1][letterhead]August 14, 1914Dear Mr. Muir:Your letter, with the over-generous check, arrived yesterday, and you have surely given me plenty of time, and money enough to get Dorothy something remarkably fine. She is much pleased at your thought of her, and has enthusiastically taken up my05821


Altadena, Calif.

Date Original

1914 Aug 14


Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 26.5 cm.

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Reel 22, Image 0563

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