[Alice Spencer Jones]


John Muir


[4]also greet you — if here.And I- why I would pick out the biggest red apple I could find and pare & eat it with you — and you would give me sugar plums to keep me sweet. We are glad your heart is still in the southland — where there are roses, and muffins yes - and Larks[1]Dec 6 - 1910.325 W. ADAMS STREETLOS ANGELESMy dear good friendJohn Muir.—I, Hark the Lark Jones, miss you oh so much — for I have no one to adorn with the symbol of their officeWe speak about you daily - yea - meally04908

[2]For it is when we assemble around Uncles hospitable table that we miss the absent onesOur house is decorated with your pretty greens - we all enjoy them. Uncle was pleased to receive your kindly message, and also the [accompanying?] document - He says, "[accept?] please [3]my greetings and sincere thanks"- and also adds - The "irreverent wretch" salutes him - Fanny sits by reading and says tell you "she is here and she wishes you were also"-Aunt Katherine is with Wanda & Ellie for [illegible] — and Fred - at the Masons - They would


Los Angeles

Date Original

1910 Dec 6


Original letter dimensions: 18 x 22.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 19, Image 0982

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