Melville B. Anderson
Mar 6 1914Mr John Muir:Good and dear friend:You have a right to wonder at my delay in coming to you. Well, - I have got ensnarled in meshes of worry, errands, material cares,- caught in the cogs of the machinery that enslaves us,- and, besides having to respond to the kindness of friends in social ways, have written a memorial form, and am even expected (woe's me!) to make dinner & [illegible] and indulge in vain repetitions as the heathen do. In the midst of all, I am05720
doing something on the Opus which has been neglected now nearly [three?] months.Out of all this I count upon emerging on Wednesday next, when I shall endeavor to reach you, unless I hear from you that the time is ill-chosen.Good be with you!Faithfully & gratefully yours,Melville B AndersonMenlo Park,6 March, 1914
Menlo Park [Calif.]
1914 Mar 6
Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25 cm.
Anderson, Melville B., "Letter from Melville B. Anderson to John Muir, 1914 Mar 6." (1914). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 6513.
Reel 22, Image 0219
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