Helen Swett


Helen Swett


John Muir


[in margin: Helen Swett]

Alameda, Cal., Oct. 1, 1902.

My dear Mr. Muir,

This is pay-day, and life seems worth living! In the exuberance of my spirits I forward a check for the amount you so kindly loaned us to help get me out of the wilderness. Please accept my heartiest thanks for the same, and believe me

Yours gratefully,

Helen Swett.



Alameda, Calif.

Date Original

1902 Oct 1


Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 22.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 12, Image 0678

Collection Identifier

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

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