Betty Averell


Betty Averell


John Muir


[2]write to me & you see I don't hesitate to remind you of it! Early this morning I was re-reading one or two of your Amazon South America letters & they made me wild with desire to hear more[1]July 7th[in margin: Soon. The Rochester address always [illegible] me -Love to youfrom Betty.]809Rochester NYDear Mr Muir,I wonder if you've forgotten to keep the promise you made the day you left New York? The promise was to05220

[3]of your trip--including the Africa experiences. Our short glimpses in New York were so unsatisfactory. another [illegible] proof that I dislike the social civilization of a big town! If you were only to go into the Adirondacks with me this week wouldn't I be happy.In August Mother & I go up to Canada again & Will stays in hot Baltimore as usual. The Harrimans go out to one of the western ranches the end of July.All is well [illegible][illegible] & with us. Hopefully the same may be said of you & yours. Do let me hear from


Rochester, N. Y.

Circa Date

[1912] Jul 7


Original letter dimensions: 13.5 x 22.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 20, Image 1095

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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