[A. H.] Sellers
Martinez, Feb 20, 1899
My dear Sellers.
Your letter has the right jingle. A few months more or less in the business woods spent in having a way out is all right still I think you should have been out ere this, & need special grace for these last months to [avoid?] over work & worry & prevent them from growing into years - Few Chicago business men lose less then ten years of life beneath the weight & worry of these huge compound forty story commercial affairs Tell Frank to say a moderation prayer every morning as a help against overwork.
How calm trees & stars appear after seeing Chicago streets.
You have had rough weather & never I guess needed California more. The days are warm here - most everything in blossom. Wanda & Mrs Muir have had Grippe both are now well or better. I'm pegging away at forest work making mighty slow progress - slow as a glacier.
Remember me to Mrs Sellers & Frank & believe me
Ever Yours Faithfully
1899 Feb 20
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Muir, John, "Letter from John Muir to [A. H.] Sellers, 1899 Feb 20." (1899). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 2358.
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