1419 Taylor St, S. F. [ca.1876] Tuesday noon –
Dear bro S[illegible]tt.
I was delighted to learn through Mr Sonimlaw Parkhurst that a position on this board of normal school trustees had been offered you. Dont I pray you for a moment hesitate to accept. It is of all things the best for you of anything in Heavens gift. The medicine for your sore & sudden lonely heart sickness. You must accept. Anyhow dont refuse until I see you Of course you are much better – but not yet to be trusted in such matters Ill probably be home Saturday or Sunday though home here
Ever your friend truly John Muir.
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Muir, John, "Letter from John Muir to [John] Swett, [ca. 1876]." (1876). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 357.
Reel 03, Image 0469
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