Myra C. Marshall
831 N. Street, Saito
Jan 23, 1905
My dear Mr. Muir,
Illness has prevented my thanking you for your most charming book, which has fascinated me and caused me at times to forget my physical troubles entirely.
We were disappointed not to have you with us during your brief
grand Canyon of the Colorado is now intensified an hundred-fold, in fact, you make us mountain-mad.
We appreciate your sending the book very much and the inscription on its blank page makes it doubly prized.
Trusting that we may have you with us next week, Mr. Marshall joins me in best regards.
Myra C. Marshall
January 23, '05
stay in our town last week, and now that I am myself again, may we not hope to have you with us next week when the Recession bill is resumed? Do not disappoint us, but come right from the station to our home.
I am possessed with the idea now of a tramping trip
through one of those northern forest reserves and want to talk with you about it. I have four or five splendid tramping friends to whom that sort of a trip would appeal mightily.
Your description of what Nature has on show in the Yellowstone is the best ever read; and my desire to see the
1905 Jan 23
Original letter dimensions: 13 x 22.5 cm.
Marshall, Myra C., "Letter from Myra C. Marshall to John Muir, 1905 Jan 23." (1905). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 3213.
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