Katharine Hooker


John Muir


[4]her big books with her and study if she must, under the pleasantest circumstances.My affection and sympathy go to you.Yours [illegible]eKatharine Hooker[1]3563 Jackson St.S. F. June 21.Dear Mr MuirYou must pardon me for writing you to go to the country with us when you are in such anxiety. From your last letter I thought your sister's illness might be s[illegible]ing with a long and04804

[2]slow decline. Paralysis so often lingers. You said she was better but could not recover, and I took that to mean that the end might still be a long way off.This morning it is doubtful whether we go to Mill Valley, at present,[3]certainly not today. Marian has gone to the hospital and may go for several days in succession, to help with some unexpected work. I so much want to get her into the quiet of the little house at Mill Valley, where she can take


S[an] F[rancisco]

Circa Date

[1910] Jun 21


Original letter dimensions: 18 x 23 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 19, Image 0537

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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