Charlotte Gaut


Charlotte Gaut


John Muir


[1]San Francisco, Cal.May 23, 1910.Dear Mr. Muir;-I was very much pleased to hear from you. I felt it quite an honor to receive a letter from such a busy man.I like San Francisco very much. The second day I was here I secured a position in a Neckwear Factory as bookkeeper and stenographer for the small sum of a dollar a day. I am now working in an architect's office. They keep me pretty busy. Some of04765

[2]the specifications are forty-eight pages long and I have to make six carbon copies and sometimes more than that.I find that working is not fun by any means, but it is sure to become easier with practice.How glad I will be to see you when you come to San Francisco. I will give you my working address so that if it is more convenient to call on me down town you may. It is room[3]119 in the Chronicle Building. You have my other address.Thanking you very much for your kind letter, I remain,Ever your friendCharlotte Gant.04765


San Francisco

Date Original

1910 May 23


Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 13 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 19, Image 0391

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