Joanna [Muir Brown]


John Muir


[2]your work and will be eagerly watching for your new books. It must be fine to be able to do something which interests so many people.Mary left us yesterday for a short visit in Crete with Anna Waterman and then home again to Kearney We have had a good visit together and sort of renewed our acquaintance for when she first came I would not have known her, but for her resemblance to[1] Oct 2 1910Dear brother John:-Your kind letter containing the draft came safely and should have been acknowled sooner - We have so much these days to take our time and attention that the days come and go all too soon -We were glad to hear about the progress of04885

[3]Sister Margaret and she said she would not have known me but for my resemblance to Sarah She and Bernice painted while she was here, the study was a pretty woodland scene and although it was rather difficult for Bernice yet, with [Mary's?] help and retouching her picture is almost as good as the other, and we prize it very much.We hear every week from Ethel who is still bookkeeping in Dunn North Carolina, Both she and Walter write of unusually warm weather but beautiful Oct. is here and we will try to enjoy it as much as possibleThanking you again for your kindness and with best wishes for your health and success in your work I am affectionately yoursSister Joanna302 North 27th StLincoln Neb -October 2nd 1910[in margin: Brother Danl. and the girls send love and good wishes]


Lincoln, Nebr.

Date Original

1910 Oct 2


Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 26 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 19, Image 0886

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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