John Muir


John Muir


[J. E.] Calkins


Martinez, Dec 2, 1907

Dear Mr Calkins.

I am very glad to find you in another fine letter & letters for you seemed lost to me for weeks past. Nothing more natural however than making a new home may you be happy in it as you well deserve. I sent the Lukens H. H. photographs direct to the President. [illegible] Encouraging reports are coming [illegible] from various sources many of [illegible] caused by your own efforts [illegible] far reaching & many from our [illegible]b circular letter. One member in Sacramento wrote the President & Secretary [&?] got 27 of his friends to write!
Here are samples, which please return & a few of the H.H. leaflets.
Helen is getting a little better. At least I am trying to think so. We often recalled your pleasant visit & hoped you might come to live with us, & indeed still hope you may after your winter in Los Angeles. Stickeen I have not touched, & King & Kern Valleys are calling with H.H. If only Helen were well I might work. With kindest regards to Mrs Calkins & warm thanks for letters

Faithfully yours John Muir



Martinez [Calif.]

Date Original

1907 Dec 2


Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 16, Image 1239

Collection Identifier

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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