Anna R. Dickey
Dear Mr Muir,It was a very lonely Dickey-bird that perched on the porch under my oaks for tea tonight and wondered at the perversity of man!We stopped at the P. O. and I received a ten page letter from Donald full of his work in the Ojai and begging me to hold05342
[in margin: out with me after tea to gather wild flowers the house seemed so deserted. I am grateful to you for these few days but like most gratitude it has a tinge of asking for more -Ever sincerely your friendAnna Roberts DickeyBox 701Pasadena.tel. Home 3934.]you prisoner until his return. You must make good your promise to come back to us soon. I enclose Mr Clover's article in tonight's News.Margaret Craig telephoned she thinks she has some "very interesting negatives" of you. I shall eagerly await results and shall have something to show when you come back I am sure.I made little Bessie go
Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 26 cm.
Dickey, Anna R., "Letter from Anna R. Dickey to John Muir, [ca. 1912]." (1912). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 6442.
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