Fay Hancock Sellers
her beloved desert. When I last saw her she said she thought of going back. I was so anxious to see her and her babies. Muir particularly - for he was such an interesting little tot. Mrs. Keith has written to me twice recently and has given me a cordial invitation to visit her. I could not accept now, but later I may run
April 20 - 1913
Dear friend, Mr. Muir.
I am still in the land of sunshine and flowers but how long I will be here is a question that puzzles me. I fully expected to leave about the first of March. Conditions have been such, though, that I have lingered until I have now
decided to make no more plans - until the "spirit moves me". then I will decide hurriedly and be off without more ado. I will be very sorry to leave Pasadena for I have many dear friends here. and I have been away from Chicago for so long, over six years, that I will no doubt find many changes there.
Still, I intend to try it. I will be restless wherever I am. I went to Hollywood yesterday to call upon Helen, but the bird had flown, and I found only an empty cage. A notice in the window that the house was for sale or rent was the only clue that I had, and from it I surmised that she had returned to
up for a few days. A relative of her husband, Miss. Duthie, who sings Scottish songs and recites stories, gave an evening entertainment at the Raymond Hotel a week ago. She lunched with me the day following, and I found her charming. She is an orphan, and for the present is living with
Mrs. Keith. By the way have you heard of Mr. Worcesters serious illness? He cannot last much longer, having pernicious anemia. Mrs Keith goes to see him every week. She says Mr Keith passed away two years ago. April 13th and on May 20th it will be two years since my husband was taken. Did you hear of the accident to Mr.
Burroughs? Quite a serious affair I judge, from the enclosed clipping. Good-bye dear friend and with kindest wishes as ever
your sincere friend
Fay Hancock Sellers
1913 Apr 20
Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 26 cm.
Sellers, Fay Hancock, "Letter from Fay Hancock Sellers to John Muir, 1913 Apr 20." (1913). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 3964.
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