Creator

John Muir

Creator

John Muir

Recipient

Helen [Muir]

Transcription

Klamath Falls,

Pelican Lodge, Oregon.

August 21, 1908.

Darling Helen.

Ive been in this charming camp a week & have been kept so busy dictating autobio stuff I'm fairly dizzy most of the time, & I can't get out of it for there's no withstanding Harrimans stenographer under orders I intended stopping only a day or two but H wouldn't hear of it and ordered me to stay until he showed me "how to write books" I've never been so task-driven in a literary way before. I don't know when Ill get away & get free

from this beneficent bondage, probably not sooner than week after next Keith is on his way here & is expected tomorrow evening I'll tell you promptly how the muggins behaves. The mail launch is about to start. Write me as soon as you get this & tell me dear that you are as well or better than ever give my kindest regards to the Van Dykes & Funks. Heaven keep you darling.

Ever your devoted father

JM.

Location

Klamath Falls

Date Original

1908 Aug 21

Source

Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier

muir17_0845-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 17, Image 0845

Copyright Statement

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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.

Copyright Holder

Muir-Hanna Trust

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