John Muir


John Muir


Helen [Muir Funk]


Wednesday May 3, [1911][letterhead]New YorkDarling HelenI was very glad to get your last letter today telling continued good health good luck & your plans for a new home. You will find it I trust as healthful & beautiful as the blessed desert that has been your home so long. I'm going to Washington tomorrow for a few days. All your letters c/o R. U. Johnson The Century magazine, Union Square New York will reach me wherever I go. I've been at Arden with Mr. Harriman & at Prof. Osborns fine home up the Hudson. Am now at the fine city home of the Harrimans having a grand time. May be here more than a month arranging for book publication etc. Heaven bless you darling - be careful[in margin: about moving to the new home Kiss the child for me. Kindest regard [illegible] Bud. Your devoted FatherJohn Muir]


New York

Circa Date

[1911] May 3


Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 20, Image 0284

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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