S. Edward Paschall
November 9, 1903.
Mr. John Muir,
Two of my children (sister of 25 years and brother of 24) visited California this year, and while in San Francisco heard a rumor of a proposed colony at Muir: possibly a colony in which you are interested. Can you give me information about it?
My family would like to live in a neighborhood or colony along with the "John Muir", and it is possible that we could in the not remote future arrange to transfer our home form this to that side of the continent. My son has just obtained his medical diploma from the University of Pennsylvania. One daughter is a teacher, and another is fitting herself to be a trained nurse. A third daughter is at home with her mother.
It was your "Mountains of California" that took my children across the continent this summer, and that gave them incentive and courage to walk 140 miles over the hills, sleeping where night found them, and enjoying the one grand summer vacation of their lives.
S. Edward Paschall.
1903 Nov 9
Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.
Paschall, S. Edward, "Letter from S. Edward Paschall to John Muir, 1903 Nov 9." (1903). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 2710.
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