Myra Crow Marshall


John Muir


(4)which could never be obliterated. I feel much richer having read them. They appeal to me much in the same way as your little story of "Stikeen".Mr. Marshall and I often wish that there was some more "lobbying" for you to do, or at least that something would transpire to bring you back to us again— for such treats come to us but seldom-Always-Myra Crow MarshallSunday.[1] 831 N. St. SacramentoMy dear Mr. Muir-After two months of illness I am writing to thank you for that last charming book on La Salle which I have only partly read as yet owing to trouble with my eyes added to my other ailments. To be deprived of health is bad enough, but to be deprived of reading is unbearable.04923

(3)enjoy are,- "From a Mattress Grave" —. "The Peoples Saviour" — and, "The Maker of Lenses".My sister's little baby-girl is now a fortnight old. she wished me to express her appreciation of the little book you sent her, which she will thank you for as soon as she is able.I don't wonder that you love Dr. Brown.Rob and Marjory Fleming are both adorable and leave a mental impression(2)I am convalesing rapidly however, this past week and trust my Nemesis has fled.I cannot tell you how much I have enjoyed the Parkman books and my "Muir collection" is a most valued one.I am sending you by today's post one of Zangwill's books which I enjoyed, and believe you will.The sketches you will particularly


Sacramento [Calif.]

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Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 24 cm.

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Reel 19, Image 1052

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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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