Creator

John Muir

Creator

John Muir

Recipient

[Theodore P.] Lukens

Transcription

Palm Springs, June 10th

[in margin: [1905]
thanking me for sending them [illegible]]

Dear Mr. Lukins -

[in margin: Palm Springs]

We arrived at Palm Springs last evening and were grately surprised to find Helen here. She was glad to see us as I think she was feeling very lonely and we are all glad to have her here. It is a charming place, a true oasis in the desert like a Garden of Eden in the Sahara. We are delighted with the air and with the charming Doctor and Mrs Murry. We are already "stuck together" as the Scotch say. You made no mistake in directing us here for a first camp and we feel truly grateful.
With kindest regards to Mrs.

Lukins and with best wishes for yourself and the young conifers I am

Faithfully yours,

John Muir

Location

Palm Springs, [Calif.]

Source

Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier

muir15_0514-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 15, Image 0514

Copyright Statement

The unpublished works of John Muir are copyrighted by the Muir-Hanna Trust. To purchase copies of images and/or obtain permission to publish or exhibit them, see http://www.pacific.edu/Library/Find/Holt-Atherton-Special-Collections/Fees-and-Forms-.html

Owning Institution

The Huntington Library, Muir Family Papers, HM 57349-57497. Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.

Copyright Holder

Muir-Hanna Trust

Copyright Date

1984

Pages

2 pages

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