Ellie Mosgrove


Ellie Mosgrove


John Muir


Dear Mr. Muir:-This letter was in my mind to write many days ago. I intended that it should greet you on your return with a message of my deep love for you and the joy of your reaching home again safe and sound.We are all expecting to hear the most exciting and interesting details of this wild excursion of yours.You do not know how loathe we were to let you go on this trip alone but then we who know you well forget that the world is yours and not the limited zone we call home.You are coming hack soon and you will be greeted with cheers and rejoicing.Affectionately yours,[illegible][04996]


[place unknown]

Circa Date

[1911] Apr 12


Original letter dimensions: 27.5 x 21.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 20, Image 0229

Collection Identifier

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

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Owning Institution

Holt-Atherton Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library. Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.


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Environmentalist, naturalist, travel, conservation, national parks, John Muir, Yosemite, California, history, correspondence, letters



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