Charlotte [H.] Kellogg


[John Muir]


[4]could see her. How you must have enjoyed her visit.If she comes north again, she must come to visit us. I have written her and I hope she will want to.V.L K. is back and feeling well after his week of cooking over the fire place and tramping down the coast. Doctor Jordan is[1]Stanford UniversityThursday nightDear friend-The inscription has just come and we are very happy over it. I shall take it up Monday (when I go to town to begin a somewhat dreaded dentist's siege) and then you shall come soon and see the little plate. I want it absolutely plain, so that the inscription shall be04927

[2]its entire ornament. You said something about a New Year's postal cheque - I hope I did not lose it out of the letter — I have not had it — but I do not see how I could have since I opened the letter in the house.In the meanwhile, not having known about it, I wrote you in answer to your question about the fifty[3]dollars - a complicated suggestion! My, what mathematics you have led me into, and you dont believe in mathematics for women!And all the while beautiful Charlotte Jean is getting more gifts from her best friend — and all the while getting more ready to enjoy them. We are having a blessed rain so she is indoors, but content and gurgly. I wish Helen

[5]home too, and told me fascinating things about all his travels in the interest of peace.I expect to get the Atlantic for your article to-morrow.Much love to you and more gratitude than I can express for your splendid generous thoughts of your Charlotte-Jean.Charlotte KelloggAre you well and able to work as you hoped to? No colds? No discomforts?04927


Stanford University

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Original letter dimensions: 16 x 25.5 cm.

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Reel 19, Image 1046

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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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