Florence Scripps Kellogg
school this fall, while we shall miss her terribly I know it is the best thing for her. I don't know how we are going to part with "Winnie SkyLark" either. She expects to start for home about the middle of Sept
As you were good enough to say you would give me your opinion on my verses, I enclose a few of them.
I can not tell you how much your presence added to our enjoyment of the Yosemite trip, & we hope to have the pleasure of seeing you at "Highlawn" in the near future.
Most affec. yours,
Florence Scripps Kellogg.
Dear Mr. Muir:
Your good letter was most welcome & enjoyed by us all. We have spoken of you often & meant to write you so that you wouldn't quite forget your travelling companions, but our days have been full ones.
A good deal of our time is devoted to my father in reading to him.
After our return home he seemed to go to pieces & finally consulted an eye-specialist & also a general physician. The latter has put him on a rigid diet which seems so far to have improved his condition. He also has regular massage treatments, But nothing can be done for his eyes which seem to have given out suddenly, one of them is in serious condition, & he is not allowed to use them for reading at all
Mr. Ellis has gone back to Detroit. Mr. Kellogg & William are out camping for a couple of weeks near Santa Monica.
Ellen is very busy painting a portrait of Dorothy which is wonderfully good & a startling likeness of her Dorothy finds the long posing a severe tax on her patience & good nature, but she will be delighted with the results. She has finally decided to return to the Bishop's
Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 25.5 cm.
Kellogg, Florence Scripps, "Letter from Florence Scripps Kellogg to John Muir, [ca. 1913 Aug]." (1913). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 4071.
Reel 21, Image 0700
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