Katharine Hooker


John Muir


Ursa MajorJuly 3.My dear Mr MuirYour letter telling me of the death of your dear sister arrived just after I left to come down here.I have not written you, but I have often thought of04826

you and of your words - happiness that she was released from pain and weariness, but sadness at the parting before the [illegible] door.I am about to go back to San Francisco and when you feel like going over there to see us, send me a line. It is long since you have been with us.Very affectionatelyKatharine Hooker


Ursa Major [Los Angeles]

Circa Date

[1910] Jul 3


Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 24.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 19, Image 0605

Collection Identifier

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

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Holt-Atherton Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library. Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.


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



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