Creator

John Muir

Creator

John Muir

Recipient

Helen [Muir]

Transcription

[in margin: Helen
June 17, 1906]

[1]

May's June 17/06

Darling Helen.

I'm getting ready for Adamana once more. I intend starting on the 20th of the Wedding Day month, so if all goes well I'll be with you about noon next Friday & we will have a lot more fine good bad land trips together ere the coming of [zero?] & final farewell to the obi one & coal bunkers
I'll bring you some oranges & dainties etc. & lots of Sig [lore?].
Yesterday I met the two men you took to the N. Forest & Blue. They said you were a great guide. They are

[3]

Once more goodbye darling Heaven bless you.
All Egypt's ancient plagues are as nothing to the pleasure of being with you again So prays & s[illegible]

Your loving father

John Muir

[marginalia]

[2]

coming to see me & show their photographs this afternoon. Wanda says Mr Stevenson has not yet put fly screens on the cottage windows & doors tho I called attention to the matter before I left. Tell him I can't live in it a single day with the flies.-broken chinmenys weddings & flies- what a botherable mixture!
On the other hand we are all pretty well even Maggie & must hope & pray our way as best we may

Location

[Martinez, Calif.]

Date Original

1906 Jun 17

Source

Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier

muir16_0291-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 16, Image 0291

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The unpublished works of John Muir are copyrighted by the Muir-Hanna Trust.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