Florence Scripps Kellogg


John Muir


[4]& that the articles in the magazine sound very familiar to her.We will never forget our lovely trip together last summer & hope we may have the pleasure of your company again at some future time.With very best wishes for the new year, I amAffectionately yours,Florence Scripps Kellogg[1]La JollaFeb. 6th 1912Dear Mr. Muir,It was sweet of you to remember us with the kind note & good wishes at Christmas. We did not know until then where you were. I wish you would come down & see us again in Altadena.I have been reading with much enjoyment your articles in the05154

[2]"Atlantic Monthly."We had such a jolly Christmas & New Year's day. "Winnie Skylark" was with us & all my family & it was a joyful, happy time. The children took part in a little play. & Ellen arranged living pictures as reproductions of famous patinings in her new studio.Ellen is very busy & much absorbed in her painting & has completed a portrait[3]of my father which was on exhibition in Pasadena, with the work of several Calif. artists.My sister & I are here for a week's visit with our aunts & to see Dorothy at the Bishop's school. She has not seemed very well since Xmas. Perhaps she had too much dissipation at that time. If she doesn't get better soon I shall take her home.Winnie says to give you her love


La. Jolla [Calif.]

Date Original

1912 Feb 6


Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 24.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 20, Image 0817

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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