Creator

Katharine Bennett Gorrill

Recipient

John Muir

Transcription

[2]pleased with your thought of me that he telephoned to me as soon as he reached the office. The same afternoon we went off on a trip for two days and had such fun planning what we should buy. - First of all we are to get your books and maybe when you come to[1]Dear Mr MuirI'm sure I don't know how to tell you how much pleasure I have already had and am going to have in the more than generous gift you sent me through Will. He was so04922

[3]see me you will write in that. Then we are to buy a rug for the new home. This will help to give you a feeling of "at home" here and we hope that you will come and enjoy it with us. We have a spare room and you will always be welcome.Please remember me to Helen. I trust she is improving every day.Will and I both send our heartiest thanks to you and more appreciation of your wanting to give us something than I can express.Ever sincerelyKatharine Bennett Gorrill

Location

[Berkeley, Calif.]

Source

Original letter dimensions: 13.5 x 21 cm.

Resource Identifier

muir19_1040-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 19, Image 1040

Copyright Statement

Some letters written to John Muir may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Owning Institution

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.

Pages

2 pages

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