Mary E. Newton


Mary E. Newton


John Muir


[4]Hoping that we may sometime have the pleasure of a visit from you in our house, and thanking you in advance for the directions asked, I am,Very sincerely your friend,Mary E. Newton.June 4, 1910.[1] (June 4, 1910)820 Worthington PlaceOmaha.My dear Mr. Muir:We expect to leave Omaha on the 16th inst. for New York by a round about route, sailing July 6 on the Campania for England. We want to visit Dunbar, Scotland, while over there, and wish you would write us just how we may04779

[2]find your old home. The memory of our delightful visit with you last summer will give the place an added meaning for us. We wish that you were going with us, that we might see Scotland through your all-observing Scotch eyes.Mr. Newton plans to return in September and the children and I[3]in October, putting in the latter part of our time in France. How I wish we might send you some of the French bread we shall enjoy there!We often talk of our visit to Muir Woods and to your home, and the children always end by smacking their lips over the delicious peaches that grow in front of your house.


Omaha [Nebr.]

Date Original

1910 Jun 4


Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 26 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 19, Image 0455

Collection Identifier

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

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Environmentalist, naturalist, travel, conservation, national parks, John Muir, Yosemite, California, history, correspondence, letters



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