Daggett, Cal. May 14 - '08
Dear Papa -
I had a good letter from you yesterday and am so glad all is going well at home. I suppose I'll hear from Wanda today.
Here a clipping from yesterday's San Bernardino paper on Hetch Hetchy - Mr Manson showed it to me last evening. It surprised me a good deal for I supposed that the main danger was over.
I am feeling well and happy, and am well supplied with flowers, for since I have your sweet brier and a big bunch of beautiful red carnations too my shanty is just full of sweetness. I was by the track yesterday when No. 4 passed & one of the train men gave me this big bunch of beautiful carnations & said "With the compliments of the Santa Fe" - I think that was "nice".
How is Stickeen coming these days?
Always yours lovingly
1908 May 14
Original letter dimensions: 25.5 x 20.5 cm.
Muir, Helen, "Letter from Helen [Muir] to [John Muir], 1908 May 14." (1908). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 5415.
Reel 17, Image 0561
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