Betty Averell


Betty Averell


John Muir


New York

The Warrington

464 Madison Avenue

Dear Mr Muir-It is a very long time since I've heard from you- so it was truly delightful to hear of you from your good friend Mrs Osborn. I do trust her good wishes will "wish on you" a journey across the continent this summertime — then we can renew "visiting friendship". Just think



Billy & I am sailing with Aunt Mary Harriman for a six weeks trip in England & France. We leave on the 18th on the Olympic, White [Star] [Line] — I send you the address in fall hoping to have staemers-letter-greetings from you! Our spring is slow in coming. So you are fortunate to be in lovely California-Mother writes [enthusatically] of all her Egypt Sicily Italy experiences. She


The Warrington

464 Madison Avenue

is now in Paris waiting for us all to appear. This is just a word of good bye & to tell you again how [much] I love you!—


Beth Averell

April 7th "


New York

Circa Date

[1914] Apr 7


Original letter dimensions: 21.5 x 14 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 22, Image 0269

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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