Helen Lukens Gaut


John Muir


Helen Lukens Gautmagazine Corrspondent182 East Walnut Street[Pasadena ?] Cal.Dec. 15, 1909.My dear Mr. Muir:-I have forwarded you one of my little booklets which has just been published, and sincerely hope you will like it. I took the liberty of using a quotation from one of your books, one I have always thought particularly beautiful.If after reading the booklet, you can speak well of it, I will be pore than grateful for a brief testimonial.This is the first thing of the kind I have ever done, and if this proves a success, which it bids fair to do, as I have already sold several hundred copies, I will try something bigger.I was surprised to hear of Helen's marriage. I hope she will have much happinness. Will try and write to her soon.Hoping you are well, and that we may have the pleasur of seeing you soon in Pasadena, I am,Sincerely yours,[illegible]04651


Pasadena, Calif.

Date Original

1909 Dec 15


Original letter dimensions: 23 x 16 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 18, Image 0957

Collection Identifier

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

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