Betty Averell


Betty Averell


John Muir


[in margin: Averell][1][letterhead]Dear Mr Muir:—Dont let the above address bewilder you for I am only on Long Island for a few days, & my home is still in Rochester until you come to take me on that long promised trip up the Amazon! Cant you give me the04901

[3]I wish I knew more of all you are writing & thinking way out in Mr. Burroughs geological land!- Perhaps you'll write & tell me - the next best thing to talking & telling me as you did past spring?With loveAlways & faithfullyBetty Averell325 East AveRochester. N.Y.November 13-[2]slightest idea of when we will start?- As I told you before I left California "Im B[illegible]y"!The color in our last autumn trees is still beautiful & we could have some fun wandering in the Arden woods before we journeyed onward. Roland has a dear little dog called "Stickeen" who could protect us-


Douglaston, L. I.

Circa Date

[1910] Nov 13


Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 27.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 19, Image 0956

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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