Lake Merced July 9, 1909Darling Helen: I hope you are well in your dry desert. It is so cold here this morning we are all shivering & seeking places at fires. We are at breakfast 175 of us, what a jolly sight most of the girls know you & make kind inquiries for you. This is one of my favorite camps grounds of the auld lang syne. & It is delightful to revisit it. O the beauty & charm of the floods of living water We are going to the Tuolumne Meadows from here straight across the mountain I often think of your mountaineering days & wish you here, leading all the climbersFrom the meadows we go to Hetch Hetchy Until the 23d my address will be Yosemite Care Sierra Club Good bye darlingJohn Muir
Lake Merced [Calif.]
1909 Jul 9
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Muir, John, "Letter from John Muir to Helen [Muir], 1909 Jul 9." (1909). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 5821.
Reel 18, Image 0602
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