Creator

John Muir

Creator

John Muir

Recipient

[Theodore P.] Lukens

Transcription

[in margin: of his & Helens recovering. Kind words for us

Muir, Arizona]

[letterhead]

Aug 27 1905

Dear Mr Lukens,

Your kind letter & telegram came to hand & did us all good with their sincere sympathy. Your telegram came today, & with it came a San Francisco paper in which Helen & I are said to be critically ill. This I am happy to say is not so. Helen is very much better than when you saw her last & is evidently on the way to complete recovery. Wanda is quite well, & though as you know I have been overburdened & overworked in every way during the last two eventful months & am almost dead tired. I am gradually growing stronger & hope to get back into working condition again ere long. Possibly

now that I have Wanda & Helen comfortably settled here I may possibly pay you a visit within a week or so. In the meantime dear friend I fondly hope & pray your beloved wife is being sustained & soothed in her affliction by our Heavenly Father & that you will always find the sympathy you so heartly bestow on others. We are all your grateful debtors & faithfully yours, Wanda, Helen & John Muir.

Location

Adamana, Ariz.

Date Original

1905-08-27 0:00

Source

Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier

muir15_0715-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 15, Image 0715

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The unpublished works of John Muir are copyrighted by the Muir-Hanna Trust.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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