John Muir


John Muir


[Florence M.] Bailey


Martinez, March 8, 1907

Dear Mrs Bailey;

Many thanks for your kind letter & the grand photographs. I have not yet seen the Enchanted Mesa but can imagine it glowing in the wonderful plateau light. The aligator barked jumper & our Sierra species are my favorites of their sturdy old fashioned race.
In spite of rain & fog Helen has been gaining strength all winter & is in fine spirits. She is busy gardening & is making the old lovely home look better than ever She is a fine house keeper & brave & able in every way
Wanda & her husband wanted a home of their very own & have gone to the Adobe by the little Orange Grove - leaving Helen & me alone. H. has written to your charming uncle James & I will soon & I am with all good wishes faithfully yours John Muir


Martinez [Calif.]

Date Original

1907 Mar 8


Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 16, Image 0667

Collection Identifier

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

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The unpublished works of John Muir are copyrighted by the Muir-Hanna Trust.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

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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.

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Muir-Hanna Trust

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



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