Martinez, Dec. 27, 1913
Dear Kelloggs Three
Many thanks for your kind hearted greetings. Tell darling Jean the kiss she sent came very fast to me over the hills for kisses have wings and fly far and never die and the make old folk young again.
As to the loss of the Sierra park valley it's hard to bear. The destruction of the charming groves & gardens the finest in all California goes to my heart. But in spite of Satan & Co. some sort of compensation must surely come out of even this dark damn-dam-damnation The post order is for a doll or any thing for Darling Jean. Love to you Heaven's best luck
Ever Faithfully Your friend
1913 Dec 27
Original letter dimensions unknown.
Muir, John, "Letter from John Muir to Kellogg [family], 1913 Dec 27." (1913). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 4193.
Reel 21, Image 1094
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