Anita Glasgon O'Fallon
in the mean time written since about the forests & if you could direct me as to how to secure them [illegible]
[illegible] is just 16 yrs. old But his collections for a child are very wonderful & of value & great interest to me—
We brought home a few samples, but
 Feb. 8, 1907
My dear Sir
Some time during last August, I had the very great pleasure of meeting you & your handsome young daughter out at the canyon of the Colorado. At
the Grand [View?] Hotel. and ever since I have meant to write you & thank you for your very great kindness in so clearly directing us as to the locations of the different Petrefied Forests at Adamana.
But for your Enthusiasm I am afraid I might have passed seeing such a wonderful and
grand sight as we found it to be. My boys delight and happiness there was intense. And I only wished you could have been there - We did want to know so much about the forests & wood &c. And since home I have found no books to aid me.
I am wondering if you have not
I [can?] & never shall forget!
It was a most exquisite day. and the scene was fairy land like to me—
Mr Stevenson and family were very kind to us.
I longed for more time but school hurried my boy
home. He had to be here Sept. 4.
If you journey Eastward and you & your daughter pass through St. Louis. Do let me know ahead. Just write or wire me and John & I should be so charmed to do all we could for you in our city
very truly yours
(Mrs) Anita Glasgon O'Fallon
4202 West Pine St
could not find any root pieces [illegible]. Are any such possible to find - and you spoke about some pieces [showing?] leaf connections.
In which forest did you find these? We went to the north forest & the view of the Painted Desert
St. Louis, Mo.
1907 Feb 8
Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 26 cm.
O'Fallon, Anita Glasgon, "Letter from Anita Glasgon O'Fallon to John Muir, 1907 Feb 8." (1907). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 3651.
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