Creator

George Hansen

Creator

George Hansen

Recipient

[John Muir and Family]

Transcription

GEO.HANSEN
LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT
3706 HEARST AVENUE, BERKELEY, CAL.

ADVISORY ARCHITECT TO PARK COMMISSIONS,
MUNICIPALITIES AND CEMETERY ASSOCIATIONS

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And it came as I was told:-there was no [illegible] christmas.papa told the boy that santa clans sack busted when he came near this roof. you cant get most into the diningroom. papa was his way of putting it.- Next morning when he stoodrou and in the cold bedroom where mother helped me she told him to go to the warm kitohen and play,"what have I get is play with? came forth the moat moume-ryull ansser.and ,Played automobile around mothor's stove.
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The good mother sends hsr good thanks for your kindness, she is golhg down the post office to cash the order, and the boy is to drop this message.
Five people that I worked for me in the past sent presents four unlocked for.And the present of all? it was from the laboring man who did for ae the first stroke of work here 8 years since. His cow 'a milk has nourixhed me often.But today came the proud ten year old boy of his

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and brought Roland his first oil painting. Is it lm to be [illegible] and kissed by the child of [illegible] then did we cast read upon the waiters ?...It must have been a [illegible] that rolled off our pains
We are fools in our wisdom. Thought [illegible]
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Location

Berkeley, Calif.

Date Original

1904 Dec 27

Source

Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.

Resource Identifier

muir14_0750-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 14, Image 0750

Copyright Statement

Some letters written to John Muir may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Owning Institution

University of the Pacific Library Holt-Atherton Special Collections. Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.

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2 pages

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