John Muir


[John Muir]


Helen [Muir]


The party here is made up of a very fine lot of mountain lovers, - able & merry
4th July was celebrated around a grand fire. The Jolliest July imaginable
The mail is about to close. Take eternal care of yourself that we may not have to be so long apart.

Lovingly - Your father

Little Kern Lake

July 6th 1908

Darling Helen

I'm living fine here in my old Sierra home, hoping all the time you are getting strong while enjoying the desert home you are so cheeringly making your own.
I think I'll be likely to stay in this region a week or two longer Send me a letter, Care of Sierra Club,
Mineral King,


Little Kern Lake

Date Original

1908 Jul 6


Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 17, Image 0719

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The unpublished works of John Muir are copyrighted by the Muir-Hanna Trust.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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Copyright Holder

Muir-Hanna Trust


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