Mary Barr Munroe


John Muir



In my "Every day book", that I was privileged to write and thank you for your remembrance on this day.

Most Sincerely

Mary Barr Munroe.

Cocoanut Grove

Dade County



January 5" 1902.

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Dear John Muir. I wish you could know how surprised and delighted I. We here at your - remembrance of us. I am just as proud as can be of the book, and the autograph. I have thought



of you, and that never to be forgotten affection when we met, and I have never forgotten how beautifully you talked. I do hope it may be my real good luck, to meet you again. and if you should ever come to this little home of ours again, I shall not let you go


so soon, Please accept my most sincere thanks and admiration, and be sure they will fly every often to. Martinez as I read "Our National Parks". I have put of writing, (although I received the book 5 day ago) until to day because to day I am fifty years old, and i wanted to make a record


Cocoanut Grove, Dade County, Florida

Date Original

1902 Jan 5


Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 27 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 12, Image 0041

Collection Identifier

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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