Helen Muir


Helen [Muir]


[John Muir]


Daggett, Cal. March 9 - 09Dear Papa-Mr Van Dyke is going up town so I'll write you just a note to let you know Im no worse, my throat got very sore last night but Mrs F. doctored me up with peperment tea and [warm?] flannel, and I put on [illegible] stuff to blister my neck, so feel a little better today- am staying in bed as it is windy. Dont worry, for I promise I'll let you know if I should get any worse. Just as soon as the weather gets warm I'll be all right again.Dont starve yourself up there in that lonely house.Lovinging Helen04450


Daggett, Calif.

Date Original

1909 Mar 9


Original letter dimensions: 25 x 20 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 18, Image 0280

Collection Identifier

Online finding aid for the microform version of the John Muir Correspondence

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


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Environmentalist, naturalist, travel, conservation, national parks, John Muir, Yosemite, California, history, correspondence, letters



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