Geo[rge] G. Kip
Dec 19 1898
My dear Prof. Muir,
Tours of 3d [illegible] was a disappointment for us as it was dea[illegible] knell for our hopes of seeing uou, as I have been daily expecting word that you could give us a few hours of your valuable time.
Your delightful account of your trip made me feel as If I longed to be a tree-man and take the identical trip you outlined - you must not forget us as we have
headquarters and then return by Duluth for the Lakes as that is a trip one never tires of - This should reach you about Christmas and to no one do we a more hearty Christmas Greeting then to you.
Do not forget or overlook us next time and if you can spare the time drop me a line once in a while
Geo. G. Kip
Dec 19th 1898
and never will forget you - Tour articles are read by us as soon as published and Charlie has preserved them all and intends to mount them and preserve them in a unique book - we will be glad to see you any [time?], Bert is to be married in June, so why can't you be here for the wedding - we expect to be away for about six weeks from July 15 to Sept 1st and probably will devote the time for mountains of Colorado making Colorado Springs or Manitou our
Morristown, N. J.
1898 Dec 19
Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 22.5 cm.
Kip, George G., "Letter from Geo[rge] G. Kip to John Muir, 1898 Dec 19." (1898). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 2324.
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