Katharine Hooker


John Muir


[4]AffectionatelyyoursKatharine Hooker[1]San Francisco, Dec. 9.My dear Mr MuirI have waited two days, before writing to give you news of Marian, so as to be able to say she was better, which she really is today. But I see I ought to have written at once, since you note just received shows04647 [2]so much friendly solitude.I was troubled about her, she seemed so weak and miserable, and she has had a hard time, but this afternoon she is up and moving about the room, and says I am to tell you she is doing well. I heartily[3]echo your wish with regard to her [good?], but did you see notice that doctors [illegible]e very wise about the care of there [own?] health? I think they set a poor example.We enjoyed our [week?] visit from you so much


San Francisco


Original letter dimensions: 18 x 23 cm.

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