Katharine Hooker


John Muir


[4]for this year.AffectionatelyKatharine Hooker[1]3277 Pacific Ave.Sept 2My dear friendThere must have been something telepathic about your thought of sending me those beautiful green things. Hardly had my letter to you left the house than the boy walked in. I think I know05269

[2]just when you gathered some of it, at least I have myself gathered this cedar with the pretty seeds, on your hilltop. The two beautiful cones I have hung in my little hall way and everyone exclaims over them.[3]I thought for a little while I should have a few days in the mountains this summer in that little "rag-a-muffin" place where you once found me, and if I had gone I meant to ask if you would go too. But I have had to give it up


[San Franciso]

Circa Date

[1912] Sep 2


Original letter dimensions: 18 x 23 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 20, Image 1279

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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