Marian O. Hooker


John Muir


[4]and again ready for the best mountain trips with you.My work pres on [illegible]igly, and my reprehensible [illegible]euritis is retreating into the uncared-for past. I need the mountains to put strength and muscle again into that [illegible]ably arm, however[1]March 31/09.My dear Mr. Muir-It is very nice to have [received?] news of you through my father, and your messages through my mother's letters- I wish I might be at home enjoying the days you are spending there and hearing of the moutnains04463 [2]again. It would be a delight to get off into the regions around Yosemite with you this summer, but I am not daring to make any settled plans until I go home and see how plans there turn. Father reports Helen as improving after [3]a tedious illness- I hope the fever was not such as to make you really anxious long- and I do hope this will be the ending of the long siege of ill health she has had to battle against, and that she will come out on top after all, strong[5]my [firm?] partner is taking his turn at being out of college. It would be sad if I represented the [whole?] senior class next year!Please give my regards and best wishes to your daughter - My love to you-Faithfully yours,Marian O. Hooker-04463


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Date Original

1909 Mar 31


Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 26 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 18, Image 0326

Collection Identifier

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

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



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