Mr. & Mrs. [Charles] Keeler
Martinez April 1, 1902
Dear Mr & Mrs Keeler:
I look back with great pleasure to the morning & evening at your romantic home on the hill. The company was delightful & I only regret your encouraging or allowing me to talk so incessantly I wanted to hear others especially yourselves after seeing so much on your grand trip among the wonderful & beautiful islands, and President Wheeler, even he was smothered in scraps of my icy mountain ramble reports to the scandal of gods & [men?] & you Charlie were knowing my failings in this line were more to blame than I. Therefore next time you see the President & Mrs Wheeler & [indeed?] all the others of the company you must apologize for us both -
and now you must come up as soon after the rain as you conveniently can & tell your sea & island stories at your leisure & I'll promise to be less barbarously garrulous. I am very glad to have made the acquaintance of the Bu[illegible]nells, I like all the family. My! what a whirl of a ride I had to Oakland & how kindly Mr Bu[illegible]nell waited for me when I made an uncons[illegible]ably long call on Sycamore Street. Come soon Lost to the little lassie
Ever your friend
1902 Apr 1
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Muir, John, "Letter from John Muir to Mr. & Mrs. [Charles] Keeler, 1902 Apr 1." (1902). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 4637.
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