very kindly to Mrs Muir and the girls. I look back on my visit to you with such great pleasure.
Very sincerely yours,
October 2nd, 1902.
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Oct 2, '03
1101 Pine St,
My dear Mr. Muir,
I have printed for you some of the photographs I took in King's River Canon [diacritic] - the selection is not a very diversified one, as I didn't go [even?] to Kearsarge Pass, let alone the Kern River. And this is the first time I have attempted to print in velox on a wide mat, so they are somewhat speckled. Such as they are, they go to you with my warm regards.
I have put with them a photograph which I took last summer in the Hetch Hetchy, which seems to me very pretty. The picture of the sequoias at the Giant Forest I have labelled "the great woods of Heaven" - a name given to the Big Trees by a dear wee Californian boy who has lived in England since he was a baby, but remains ardently loyal to California. Isn't it a pretty name? Will you remember me
1902 Oct 2
Original letter dimensions: 15 x 22.5 cm.
Delany, Marion, "Letter from Marion Delany to John Muir, 1902 Oct 2." (1902). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 4746.
Reel 12, Image 0682
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