C[harles] S[prague] Sargent
ARNOLD ARBORETUM, HARVARD UNIVERSITY.
Jamaica Plain, Mass., August 13, 1907.
My dear Muir:
I am just back from the other side and find your letters of July 7th. I had nearly four weeks there and saw Ireland for the first time. It is a beautiful country and trees grow wonderfully well there, especially those from Chili and from our northwest coast.
I too want very much to go to South Africa, and my daughter wants to go with me. We thought somewhat of going last winter but had to give it up, and I do not Know as I can go this winter for I cannot shake off this confounded Crataegus business which I fear or is going to shorten my life, or at any rate deprive me of a good deal of pleasure in other directions. Mexico we certainly ought to manage.
I am glad to hear that your daughter is improving, and as you say nothing about it I judge that you are well yourself.
C. S. Sargent
John Muir, Esq.,
Jamaica Plain, Mass.
1907 Aug 13
Original letter dimensions: 25.5 x 20 cm.
Sargent, Charles Sprague, "Letter from C[harles] S[prague] Sargent to John Muir, 1907 Aug 13." (1907). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 3740.
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