C[harles] S[prague] Sargent
ARNOLD ARBORETUM, HARVARD UNIVERSITY.
Jamica Plain, Mass., November 19, 1907.
I am very glad to see your handwriting again and very sorry indeed to hear about your daughter and of your anxiety concerning her. I cannot help hoping, however, that Arizona will be of permanent service to her.
I wish I thought I was going to Mexico this winter. There never will be a better time because Mr. Shaw, our Pinus expert, is there for several months now with a home in the City of Mexico and he would be able to show us all the trees, etc. I am afraid, however, that I shall have to stay here at least until the spring in the hope of being able to get some work done which seems to need doing; in fact work is accumulating on my hands much more rapidly than I can take care of it; and either it must be done or abandoned.
Let me hear how your daughter is getting on, and believe me, dear Muir,
Always faithfully yours,
C. S. Sargent
John Muir, Esq.,
Jamaica Plain, Mass.
1907 Nov 19
Original letter dimensions: 26 x 20.5 cm.
Sargent, Charles Sprague, "Letter from C[harles] S[prague] Sargent to John Muir, 1907 Nov 19." (1907). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 3833.
Reel 16, Image 1205
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