Creator

Helen Muir

Creator

Helen Muir

Recipient

[William] Keith

Transcription

[4]Dont you think you could come with Papa sometime, for just a little while if you cant spare much time. Ied take you horseback riding and show you my desert. The rest would be good for you. Tell Papa to bring you.If you are so good as to write to me again I'll surely answer soon.With best wishes to Mrs Keith,Sincerely Helen Muir[1][letterhead]Daggett, Cal.May 28thDear Mr Keith -Please dont think I've forgotten you because I didn't answer your kind letter last spring, for I dont forget my friends, and I often think of you and have your beautiful photograph in a fine gilt frame, here in my little shanty on the06250 [3]Wanda here with me for a few weeks visit and she too is better than when she came. I suppose you see Papa once in a while. I'll have him here again before long. Isnt it fine that Im near enough so Papa can come to me often.I hear you are working hard - I wish you would come down here and paint my desert - its so wonderfully beautiful.[2]desert. I have just been so busy getting well and growing younger that I havent been very good about writing letters.Summer is here now and I enjoy the long warm days, so full of sunshine and the beauty and fasination of the desert. And Im so well and can enjoy living so. Ive been here five months now. I have

Location

Daggett, Calif.

Source

Original letter dimensions: 17 x 26.5 cm.

Resource Identifier

muir17_0623-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 17, Image 0623

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Owning Institution

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.

Pages

2 pages

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