[Theodore P.] Lukens
his Helens sickness, asks me where to go, I tell him Van Dykes
Martinez, Dec. 12, 1907
Dear Mr Lukens.
I think I told you that Helen had another attack of pneumonia about two months ago. She is slowly recovering & is able to go around the hose but the rains & fogs of the last few days have made the weak lung sore, & the doctors say as I do that she must go again to the desert & stay for two years, at some ranch where milk, eggs, vegetables etc can be had. Do you know of any such place; say about Barstow or Mohave or indeed anywhere. Perhaps Mr Gant in his extensive travels may have found such a place available for a merry though sick boarder & her anxious old father.
How are you all, well I hope. Have you seen the Sillers lately?
Sick or well I am faithfully yours
[illegible], Dec. 14 - recommended Mr
Van Dykes at Dagget
1907 Dec 12
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Muir, John, "Letter from John Muir to [Theodore P.] Lukens, 1907 dec 12." (1907). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 3857.
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