Creator

John Muir

Creator

John Muir

Recipient

[Melville B. Anderson]

Transcription

Martinez, California

May 8, 1913.

Dear friend

I was delighted to catch sight of you once more after returning from travels in South America & East Africa Had I known your address when I was in Naples last year I would have glad to visit you What a glorious time you must be enjoying in the Dante atmosphere of your beloved Florence. Your letter & Epistle were perfectly charming. I let Mrs Hooker, (who wrote "Wayfarers in Italy," read the "Epistle" & of course she found it delightful, for

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she is a [glowing?] lover of Dante Land. She has just started for Europe with her daugher & adopted daughter & will be in Italy most of the summer probably. I gave her your address & made her promise to call on you. She is one of my very best friends. It was under her roof that I wrote "My Boyhood & Youth," part of which you have seen in the Atlantic. I'm sending you a copy of the little book by mail.
I haven't seen Francis Brown lately but hope to ere long. When are you coming home. I'm aching to see you God bless you dear friend

Ever affectionately yours

John Muir

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Location

Martinez, Calif.

Date Original

1913 May 8

Source

Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.

Resource Identifier

muir21_0395-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 21, Image 0395

Copyright Statement

The unpublished works of John Muir are copyrighted by the Muir-Hanna Trust. To purchase copies of images and/or obtain permission to publish or exhibit them, see http://www.pacific.edu/Library/Find/Holt-Atherton-Special-Collections/Fees-and-Forms-.html

Owning Institution

University of the Pacific Library Holt-Atherton Special Collections. Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.

Copyright Holder

Muir-Hanna Trust

Copyright Date

1984

Pages

2 pages

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