Prof and Mrs Phelps
Dear Prof + Mrs. Phelps
Many thanks for the photographs. I shall always look back with great pleasure to the memorable days pair of you glad days under your care so full of glad loyalty and to my visit in your beautiful bookful loveful home in Yale enthusiasm succeed to filled all your town influencing everybody and everything like climate. Never before have I seen or felt anything just like it. The glowing of the alumni overflowing all friends was especially exhilarating and telling. Surely nothing even in the golden coronation glory over the [ ] could surpass it.
No wonder I’m proud of the honor Yale honors I got; I am enjoying the glow I’m now hiding in, etc before leaving for 24 or a new academic religion.
Remember me to Prof. P. Stokes, and Pres Hadley.
Ever faithful, Yalefully, gratefully yrs, J.M.
Original letter dimensions: 17 x 14 cm.
Muir, John, "1911 undated JM to Prof and Mrs Phelps p1" (1911). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 4884.
MSS 048 John Muir Papers
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