Creator

Elizabeth Thacher Kent

Recipient

John Muir

Transcription

[1][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 [3]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.[2]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

Location

Kentfield, Calif.

Source

Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 25 cm.

Resource Identifier

muir18_0454-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 18, Image 0454

Copyright Statement

Some letters written to John Muir may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

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.

Pages

2 pages

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