Anne W. Cheney


Anne W. Cheney


John Muir


New York [Lindsor?] Hotel Sunday June 2[?]the 1874

My dear Mr. Muir.

I have put my-self into a physician’s hands. I am dying of heat in consequence in this crowded city, can only write you a few words of thanks, for your last charming letter, & how glad I am on your account & [illegible] my own that you are going into the wilds,

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again, for of course we cannot look for as many of your di- lighted letters, as when you were in the city – so follow you in your articles in the Overland, & it makes us feel sometimes, as if we were in the Valley again – [illegible] too have begun our wanderings; after the doctor des[illegible] we we shall drift about in the summer from one cool place to another, going home, from time to time to take a fresh start Did I tell you that I had a letter from Charlie Stoddard, from Rome, quite cheerful & pleasant, only longing for us to be with him as he got rather lonely at times – I cannot write more, it is my right side that has been affected & my hand give out – With kindest regards from father who is here with me Believe me [illegible] your friend Anna [illegible]. Cheney



Windsor Hotel, New York

Date Original

1874 Jun 28


Original letter dimensions: 29.5 x 13.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 03, Image 0101

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