[Theodore P.] Lukens
[in margin: used by Lonnie]
his friendship grows stronger as years go by-
Martinez, Sep 20, 1913.
Blessings of the tree [family?]
Dear friend Lukens.
Neither silence nor distance can abate one jot true friendship. on the contrary it glows and burns all the brighter & more divinely as we grow older
I know well how you feel for your tree family on the mountains, the right kind of wealth ever blessing yourself with their life-giving beauty & shade, & innumerable others now & hereafter who will bless you in turn & truly keep your memory green. Remember me to all your family Write to senators & the President protesting against Hetch Hetchy bill especially Poindexter & Smoot
1913 Sep 20
Original letter dimensions unknown.
Muir, John, "Letter from John Muir to [Theodore P.] Lukens, 1913 Sep 20." (1913). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 4099.
Reel 21, Image 0798
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