Daggett, Cal. April 30 - 1908Dear Papa -I received your two good letters and also Charlotte's. Im glad to hear from her. And it does me good to hear about my old garden at home - to know it is looking so beautiful even tho' Im away. And I am fortunate about flowers here too, tho' Im living in a desert. Alice Manson sent me a big boxful of red geraniums and beautiful fragrant carnation from San Bernardino yesterday and my shanty is a-blaze with color. Every time I come in I am greeted with the carnation's sweetness. The desert was never more beautiful than it is now. I grow to love it more as the days go by, and am perfectly content. The glorious warm weather continues and I enjoy it so. I hope Wanda will like it here. Good-bye for today.Your lovingHelen.04168
1908 Apr 30
Original letter dimensions: 25.5 x 20 cm.
Muir, Helen, "Letter from Helen [Muir] to [John Muir], 1908 Apr 30." (1908). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 5386.
Reel 17, Image 0491
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