R. H. Willcomb


R. H. Willcomb


John Muir



ice and snow this winter.
I hope your work on the house is progressing nicely. It will seem all the more comfortable after things are finally straightened out. Please remember me to Miss Helen and Mrs. Hanna and tom. I hope that Miss Helen is strong enough to stand the winter at Martinez. I thank you again for the book and I would greatly appreciate a letter from you

Your Sincere friend

R. H. Willcomb.


Boston, Mass.

Oct. 29, 1906

Dear Mr. Muir:-

I received your book, "The Mountains of California", and I thank you very much. I have not read much in it yet but what I have tells me that I am going to enjoy it as much as I did the other. It's very kind in you to be so good to me and I appreciate it very much.
School is going along about as usual with little of particular interest. I am




Date Original

1906 Oct 29


Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 25 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 16, Image 0389

Collection Identifier

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

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