this is address of .C. E. WatkinsCapayTolo - CoDear MuirWatkins son - came in yesterday with a hard luck story. The old man is totally blind. The boy had some pictures (rotten) that he wanted to raise money on - it was an impossibility & I told him so. I gave him $50.00 and I think you ought to do something. I sent your $20.00 to Ina, and added $20.00 to it. altho, I had sent her some 2 or 3 weeks ago, by Charlie Keeler. Ah me, it dont give me any pleasure to reflect on my generosity, in fact a pain. so I dont reflect. I got your letter & will give it to Herrin yours everW. KeithP.S. but you ought to have stolen Stickeen04382.
Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 12.5 cm.
Keith, William, "Letter from W[illiam] Keith to John Muir, [ca. 1909]." (1909). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 5971.
Reel 18, Image 1021
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