Elizabeth Thacher Kent
[letterhead]My dear Mr Muir-This evening I finished reading to Adaline your delightful story of "Stickeen", & then after tucking Adaline in bed I stopped in Elizabeth's room, interrupting her studies, and had to tell the story to her as she had heard the beginning this morning & was eager to know the rest. I can imagine how many04500 to me. [illegible] Kent has been down in Mexico enjoying the wilderness & getting a thorough rest & refreshment. I expect him home next Sunday.Hoping we may see you here again some time with the do g[illegible] who "loves wildness" & thanking you ever so much for the book believe meYours sincerelyElizabeth Thacker Kent.May 17.times I shall have to tell it to Sherman who will listen with his intent big grey eyes, & fly me with questions about glaciers & crevasses.Thank you so very much for sending me the books, & please excuse me for not acknowledging it before.It came just as I was leaving for B[illegible]ias & I misread the address & thinking it was to Mr Wm Ke[illegible] I did not open it. I reached home last night & saw this morning that it was addressed
Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 25 cm.
Kent, Elizabeth Thacher, "Letter from Elizabeth Thacher Kent to John Muir, [ca. 1909] May 17." (1909). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 5770.
Reel 18, Image 0454
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