Marion Delany


Marion Delany


John Muir


[in margin: Marion Delaney]

1101 Pine St.

San Francisco,

August 22nd, 1902

My dear Mr. Muir,

Mr. Gannett insists that I must send you this picture of the "Siamese Twins"; I hope you will enjoy it as much as he did! I send also the picture of the log that last morning of your stay in King's. Mr. Gannett's accounts of the Kern trip made me grieve even more than before - if that is possible - that I couldn't be with you; and Helen & Ellie's tales, when I see them, will doubtless be

[in margin: 269]


equally glowing. What a perfect time you must have had. I was exceeding disappointed at having the two pictures I took of you at the Giant Forest turn out to be underexposed. Please remember me to your daughters.

I am yours sincerely,

Marion Delany.

Next time you go off with my girls - Marian & Ellie & Helen- I am to go too!!


San Francisco

Date Original

1902 Aug 22


Original letter dimensions: 18 x 22.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 12, Image 0532

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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