John Muir


John Muir


Helen [Muir]


[in margin: Helen
June 17, 1906]


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


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



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


[Martinez, Calif.]

Date Original

1906 Jun 17


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File Identifier

Reel 16, Image 0291

Collection Identifier

Online finding aid for the microform version of the John Muir Correspondence

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Environmentalist, naturalist, travel, conservation, national parks, John Muir, Yosemite, California, history, correspondence, letters



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