John Muir


John Muir


Helen [Muir]


Home May 27, 08

Darling Helen -

I'm so glad you are enjoying bright vivid life as your letters show, the bodeful cough gone & side pains going, soon I fondly hope bodily weakness of every sort will take wing & vanish in the healing desert sunshine & wind. Anyhow looking bravely on the best side of everything, radiating loving sympathy & good nature wherever you go is the surest way to happiness & good luck both in this world & the next
I'm sorry Wanda can be with you only another week or two, but her visit to her Pasadena friends will also do her good, & she will return all the stronger to the loved of home, & perhaps find it easier to repeat her visits as health & work & duty may require & allow. Maggie is quite well again. & Hal's boy is growing fast. All in general

[in margin: well. weather warm, hills brown. Ever affectionately,

John Muir]


[Martinez, Calif.]

Date Original

1908 May 27


Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 17, Image 0617

Copyright Statement

The unpublished works of John Muir are copyrighted by the Muir-Hanna Trust. To purchase copies of images and/or obtain permission to publish or exhibit them, see

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University of the Pacific Library Holt-Atherton Special Collections. Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.

Copyright Holder

Muir-Hanna Trust


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