Marian Hooker


Marian Hooker


John Muir



Ellie will have to represent the gray Rock quartette with only the guitar to help her out, since Helen too has deserted and become engaged.
I am enclosing a few pictures of the Monterey cypresses


325 [W.?] Adams St.
Los Angeles - Cal -
Jan 20 - 1903.

My dear Mr. Muir-

It was very pleasant to have your New years' greetings, and both Ellie and I have been wanting to write you since.
Just now I am thinking with



[longing?] of the mountings, regretting that I shall not be among them this year living over again the great happiness of the past summer -
However, the plans ahead of me hold many attractions, for they predict Italy. My mother


and I sail from New York February fourteenth, to Naples - for a trip of some months. We plan on this trip to spend quiet lazy days in the south of Italy, in Sicily, and then in the warm weather go to the mountains north of Florence.


that I thought might interest you. They are wonderful things to me.

With warm regards,

Very sincerely yours,

Marian Hooker



Los Angeles

Date Original

1903 Jan 20


Original letter dimensions: 12.5 x 20.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 13, Image 0080

Collection Identifier

Online finding aid for the microform version of the John Muir Correspondence

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Environmentalist, naturalist, travel, conservation, national parks, John Muir, Yosemite, California, history, correspondence, letters



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