Katherine Hooker


John Muir


[Page 1]

Dec 17 [1910]

Dear Mr Muir

Did you ever give Mr. Thacher a copy of Stickeen? If not I want to send him one of the copies you gave me.

We miss you. Things

"[Page 2]

Are much as they were when you went away, excepting that the garret looks empty.

I have only time for a little this morning. I am busy for the poor Willards. Yesterday afternoon their house burned to the ground. The gas company sent a mere boy to remedy some trouble with the gas and he caused an explosion that destroyed the house by fire. Almost nothing could be saved.


Katherine Hooker"


[San Francisco, Calif.]


Original letter dimensions: 18 x 22 cm.

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MSS 048 John Muir Papers

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