Creator

Melville B. Anderson

Recipient

John Muir

Transcription

Menlo Park, 3 Sept., 1902

Dear Mr. Muir:

I was not thought to be well enough to go with the Sierra Club this summer, but am now sufficiently recovered to be vaguely considering a trip to the mountains somewhere. Perhaps I am not quite equal to going off alone, and at the season my friends are all, so far as I know, busy with their affairs. I had written to John Fox at Millwood, but Jordan tells me he has disappeared. Dead? Do you know of any one I could employ to accompany me and do my packing & cooking? [illegible] of course

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acquainted with your part of the mountains. I am sorry to bother you to write, but you can make it short. I am getting better, tho my [face?] is still half dead an one side and my right eye will never work for more than an hour or two at a time. Remember me very cordially to Mrs. Muir and the young ladies. My wife wishes me to add that she is still hoping to see Mrs. Muir here. I pledge

myself to see that you are not ambushed and forced to make a speech, if you come.

Yours faithfully,

Melville B Anderson

Location

Menlo Park [Calif.]

Date Original

1902 Sep 3

Source

Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25 cm.

Resource Identifier

muir12_0562-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 12, Image 0562

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Owning Institution

University of the Pacific Library Holt-Atherton Special Collections. Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.

Pages

2 pages

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