John Muir


[John Muir]


Helen [Muir]



Sequoia, Cal., Oct 16 1907

Dear Helen We are all here with the Crockers & sugar pines, & all well. We hired a team at El Portal expecting to get to Crockers by six o clock the same day (Tuesday) but the horses got tired & we had to stop at Hazel Green,- lovely place looking lovlier than ever, & got here at noon today. We sent to Carlins for horses but cant get any until tomorrow evening so we will not start for Hetch Hetchy until Friday morning & fairly begin camping out. Mail from goes three times a week & I hope to hear from you tomorrow. This note will be mailed at Portal who goes out tomorrow by the same team that brought us here


When I hear you are better I'll care for nothing else in the world. I kept regretting you were not with us, the first day but the dust & stuffy rooms & hard fare generally makes me try to think you are better at home, though in camp beneath the pines if you could stay a month or two you might be better.
The glory of the woods herabouts now is the color of the flowering dogwood glorious names of red & purple & yellow, beneath the pines & firs Good night darling Let me hear you are better I can't get the sound of that cough out of my ears- All here enquire & send love. Love to Maggie & Wanda


Sequoia, Calif.

Date Original

1907 Oct 16


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File Identifier

Reel 16, Image 1093

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

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



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