John Muir


John Muir


Helen [Muir Funk]


[2]in the private car Arden. Am here only for a day or two at the Averells on the way to Boston to see about the publication of the Autobio etc. After Boston I return to N.Y. there to remain until about the end of June when I go to New Haven for a day or two at Yale. Then I hope to get off to S. America. In the meantime I'll try to finish my Yosemite book in Mrs. Harriman's garret.I had a great time in Washington. As I think I[1]Rochester N.Y.May 14th, 1911.Darling Helen:I'm so glad to be able to share in your gladness through your letters, & never am weary in thanking Heaven for your health & little boy's health & Bud's.Long may you all live & love whether in desert or town.I came here last evening from New York with Mrs. Harriman & [Carol?]

[3]wrote you. hereafter I'll be comparatively quiet & may get some work done other than Yosemite & Hetch H'y.My address will be No 1, East sixtyninth St. New York, N. Y. c/o Mrs. E. H. Harriman or to the Century Co. as before until I sail.Heaven bless you darling & all who love you.Your devoted FatherJohn Muir


Rochester, N. Y.

Date Original

1911 May 14


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File Identifier

Reel 20, Image 0300

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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