John Muir


John Muir


Joanna [Muir Brown]


Martinez, Cal. Sep. 7, 1910Dear sister Joanna:Of all the sad deaths & afflictions of these sorryful anxious years poor Dan's loss is the sadist. We all share his grief & send our sympathy. Only those who have gone through the dark waters of sorrow can in any way realize what he is made to endure Heaven help & sustain him.Im glad to know your girls are improving in health under change of climate & hope there health will be fully restoredIm alone in my library den writing.Affectionately yourbrother John


Martinez, Calif.

Date Original

1910 Sep 7


Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 19, Image 0830

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The unpublished works of John Muir are copyrighted by the Muir-Hanna Trust. To purchase copies of images and/or obtain permission to publish or exhibit them, see

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University of the Pacific Library Holt-Atherton Special Collections. 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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Muir-Hanna Trust

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