Anna R. Dickey


Anna R. Dickey


John Muir


[2]Geary) San Francisco to look up some accessible place in the woods. He is disappointed in the ranch he counted on because the road is not yet finished and the stage trip from Branscomb will be too difficult. Later he says he will join me if I take a cabin in the woods or by the sea but it seems indefinite at present. perhaps i shall be led to the right place if I "serenely fold my hands and wait." Maude[1]You nice Mur Muir you, how dared you run away while I was in my beloved Ojai! I wrote you a postal telling you Donald did not seem inclined to come to me so Mahomet was forced to go to the mountain. It was wonderfully cool there and I had a lovely visit. He has gone to the Hotel Stewart ( Cor. Powell &

[3]Thomas has promised to visit me this week as she is lonely and I was coming right over to get you too to bear us company. You can fancy my dismay to find you had been here and gone. Whither now? There are surely no more worlds to conquer. If you hear of some rare chance for me to rent a cabin in a picturesque spot not too high and wild, let me know, Donald's pictures are really good and he has been stocking the [illegible] museum full of [snakes?]. He has gained flesh for the first time in the three years of his illness. I feel so much encouraged. Do let me hear if you are coming back and if you are in town [illegible] in to see Donald, telephone first. He will be there a week anyway.With sincere affectionAnna R. DickeySan Rafael Heights


San Rafael [Calif.]

Circa Date

[1912 Jun]


Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 27.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 20, Image 1079

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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