J[ohn] D[aggett] Hooker
less tired and happier all the day long.We shall be glad to hear from you at any and all times we want to keep close tabs on your movements and doings. Dont forget us irreverererent wretch tho' we be--we dont aim to be wicked, but just--altho our hope for heaven is limited.Joy be with you and good luckFaithfully yoursJno D Hooker[letterhead]4/24/11Good morning Capt JohnHere is the Lark [illegible]ing about with fine flowers hunting for your Buttonhole. Saying this would please Mr Muir I am sure. The garden is in its glory. I've just filled all the vases with the fairest flowers on [earth?] and they provoke the hymns even to the doxology.I try not to let my neighbors find fault with [the?]04983
Echoing songs The glorious sun smiles upon us and the skies above are deep blue; at night the glorious band of stars march over us in their silent sparkling way. Venus is bright enough to cast a shadow and old Jupiter with its string of moons makes a beautiful picture in the "scape. Katharine and her band areat the beach for a few days. They will find the inside of the house fully decorated with the gardens glow when they return. Alice and Fred are busy and Chupins the car takes us out to see the glorious bloom all about and the green green hills, poppin by the million--and dandelions!!!!!!We miss you and hope to hear that you are
1911 Apr 24
Original letter dimensions: 21.5 x 28 cm.
Hooker, John Daggett, "Letter from J[ohn] D[aggett] Hooker to John Muir, 1911 Apr 24." (1911). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 6061.
Reel 20, Image 0245
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