Anna Head


Anna Head


[Louie S. [Muir]



Wanda, Miss Ransom will attend to eveything.

Sincerely yours,

Anna Head.

Oct 29th 1900



My dear Mrs Muir,

A return of an illness which kept me out of school, or really unfit for school nearly a year once, seems to make it advisable for me to take a complete rest now, and consequently I have decided on making the trip to Europe now which I had



[care-]fully over the foundations of her Latin with her, I feel that she is now capable of getting on with the ordinary lessons Miss Ransom says she shows a decided improvement in her recitations. If she still feels the need of private teaching, there is a Miss Hill, a graduate of mine & a college senior who would coach her - I hope you are better yourself now. If you have any requests to make about


planned for next spring. I should always find it hard to leave my work, but it is now well under way & all the teachers have shown themselves capable and successful, so I feel no anxiety in leaving the school in their hands. Miss Ransom will act as principal, in whom I have perfect confidence. I regret leaving Wanda especially, but as I have gone care-


[Berkeley, Calif.]

Date Original

1900 Oct 29


Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 22.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 11, Image 0407

Collection Identifier

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

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