Mary Frances Kellogg


John Muir


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[2]suggestion of using part of the money for your books & that is, the three she does not have — in which she hopes you will write your name when you come down. So I am ordering them from Vroman, so they will be ready for your coming.With the rest of the money, I think I shall get a silver gift. For that I shall take[3]more time and thought. It will get something very nice.I believe I forgot to speak to you of my impression of Hetch-Hetchy. Without prejudice (for I had even begun to dread the mosquitoes and bogs and rattlesnakes, which many claimed were worse there than anywhere else), Hetch-Hetchy seemed to me the very most attractive camping-place of the north. None of those threatened evils materialized,


Altadena, Calif.

Date Original

1914 Aug 14


Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 26.5 cm.

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Reel 22, Image 0565

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