Anna E. B. Fries
a little change is what one needs after the grippe. Do come if you can for a week. We live very simply, & I have nothing but sincere hospitality to offer - but we think we have an ideal little home.Yours faithfullyAnna E B. FriesP.S. If you would p[illegible]ose our names to the Sierra Club President I would like it as a kindness - at least E[illegible] ought to be a member — AEBF.1715 La Loma Ave.Berkeley, Calif.March 4-14.Dear Mr Muir,-May I tell you again how much we enjoyed our visit with you. And thank you once more for the books which we are so proud to possess. I should like to make a return & send you some books that I have translated (also I am not a creative writer, only a translator of the works of05719
others) but on further thought it may be more considerate of me not to send them, since you may feel it an encumbrance to have to read them & they not in your line [at?] all. It is the biography of Ellen Hey, my great Swedish country woman, who is a revolutionary thinker on the subject of marriage & be[illegible]ing & upbringing of children —I wish youwould come & visit us soon. We live on the hillside at the very edge of a lovely canyon. it is almost as good as being in the country. The sun streams into the house & it is dry & warm; & the porch has a glass roof so that it is an ideal place for an in[illegible]. You would get well quicker here, & we would take good care of you without disturbing your writing. You could be alone all day - We hardly see a soul. And I revel in my solitude-
1914 Mar 4
Original letter dimensions: 16 x 25.5 cm.
Fries, Anna E. B., "Letter from Anna E. B. Fries to John Muir, 1914 Mar 4." (1914). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 6512.
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