Emily Wilson


Emily Wilson


John Muir



April 5th 1902.

593 Sycamore. Oakland

John Muir. Martinez.

Dear John.

It is rather late to acknowledge the receipt of the two books which came Thursday The Gaskills only came in yesterday and were delighted to receive one. Mrs Drake is over the Bay with friends for a few days and I will keep hers until she comes back to finish her visit here. She will not go to her home (in Strawberry Valley for a month or more. Is hoping E[illegible]ine Knox will meet her here as the



the former is on her way East to here Illinois home from [illegible] Thanks my friend for your words of sympathy and kindness. they touch my heart and stir up old memories of the days when surrounded by friends and relatives I was free from care - and worry - When you come again i want to show you a picture of Fannie. I think it will look natural to you- I have no thought that Dr. Wilson will ever be able to get as far as your home but thanks all the same for your kind wish. He seems more feeble than usual [illegible]



Oakland [Calif.]

Date Original

1902 Apr 5


Original letter dimensions: 22.5 x 14.5 cm.

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Reel 12, Image 0327

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

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