you call me Katharine Hooker on an envelop why should you call me Mrs Hooker face to face? Why not Katharine?[letterhead]May 7 (1912)My dear Mr MuirThere is a present for you in this [house?] and anybody who sees it desires to steal it, but I shall hold onto it for you if I am able to defend it. Would you like to know10000
what it is that provokes such cupidity? Well, it is a portrait of you by Alvin Langdon Coburn, most celebrated of photographers. As it is framed and measures 13 x 10 inches, I shall not forward it, but keep it here for you. It is avery good, sympathetic likeness--so we all think.I hope you are happy and that you have disposed of at least a part of that portentous talus.[Ever?] yoursKatharine HookerBy the way, if
Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 22.5 cm.
Hooker, Katharine, "Letter from Katharine Hooker to John Muir, [1912 ?] May 7." (1912). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 6264.
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