Evelyn Crow Simmons


John Muir


voice "Oh Mother do tell Mr. Muir. to come again".

Very cordially yours,

Evelyn Crow Simmons



Marin Co.

My dear Mr. Muir,

Your brief visit was a real joy for us and we shall hold you to your promise to return. This week our house is full but may we not expect you after that? Mr. Marshall will not be in California this summer and Mrs Marshall


father's name.
Will you write the name of the pine pecular to this country about Inverness?
We hope for the success of your Hetch Hetchy work but can't quite forgive its taking you away from us so soon. The children, seeing me with my pen, exclaim with one

leaves us about the middle of August to visit old friends in San Jose.
You asked for the children's names-
Evelyn Bradford Marshall
Virginia Mann Marshall
Samuel Bradford Simmons
Elisabeth Crocker Simmons.
The Bradford in both names is of course Scotch, my


Inverness [Calif.]

Circa Date



Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 26 cm.

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Reel 21, Image 1176

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Online finding aid for the microform version of the John Muir Correspondence

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Environmentalist, naturalist, travel, conservation, national parks, John Muir, Yosemite, California, history, correspondence, letters



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