[Alice Spencer H. Jones]


[John Muir]


1[letterhead]May 1, 1911My dear Friend, -John Muir -It is May Time and Rose Time and you are always with us!Oh the Roses!And Uncle is on the tip-toe of delight--such lovely baskets as we sent out yesterday to080092.[letterhead]such good friends as Mrs Stott, Mrs Baumgardt, Mrs Gibson, Miss [Reymour?] and others.The day was perfect and we took Mr Merrill on a spin all over everywhere from mountain tops to sea-! It was his first ride - and he was a boy again.05009

3.[letterhead]Mr Hooker is unusually happy these days and Mrs Hooker the same. It would do your heart good to see - now lets turn on Coronation.Florence Willards play was a great success in every way.- I have been running around the garden for050094.[letterhead]Uncle and he says to you "cheer up Sir John - don't let those New Yorkers get you away from us - but come back soon to us in Southern California in Gods own Rose Garden -"Fred sends regards Aunt Katherine looks happy in her pink dress out picking flowers. and the Lark is always the Lark05009

5.[letterhead]P. S. The 'irreverant wretch" has just brought me a bunch of lovely roses and also one for you here it goes!He says we miss your early morning chirp![Mrs Fred Hooker (Alice Spenser) Jones]05009


Los Angeles

Date Original

1911 May 1


Original letter dimensions: 24 x 14.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 20, Image 0278

Collection Identifier

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

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



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