Helen Muir


Helen [Muir]


[John Muir]


Daggett, Calif

Feb 6th

Dear Papa -

We are all well and cheerful here. This is a bright sunshiney morning and yesterday was beatiful and warm too. My blankets had a good sunning. Stickeen sleeps under my bed, and is all right. He is getting fat. I got weighed yesterday and am holding my own at 137 pounds. I'll write often.

Lovingly always




after eight years of silence JM had a thought for me & mine You & I have travelled through the deep [waters?] since last we met, but perhaps have mounted higher toward the spiritual life - nothing seems real to me anymore but the spiritual


Daggett, Calif.

Date Original

1908 Feb 6


Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 27 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 17, Image 0156

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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