Mary Frances


Mary Frances


John Muir


[4]trip." My nephew William is also going with me. How I wish you would go, too.Hoping to see you soon, I am, with sincere affection,Your friendMary Frances Kellogg.[1]R.F.D. 392, PasadenaApril 14, 1914Dear Mr. Muir:I very much hope you will be with us on the occasion of your birthday celebration at Muir Lodge April 18-19. It has been so long since you have been in Pasadena.My sister-in-law had hoped to ask you to stay with them when next you came to Pasadena, but they are all in05737,

[2]great trouble now. Mr. Scripps is lying dangerously ill with pneumonia.I wish, if you do come, you would agree to speak to the Pasadena High School students in assembly some day. It would be a great event to them.One of the English teachers is using your "Boyhood" book as a text for one of her classes. She is planning[3]with the greatest pleasure to go with me to the celebration. There are a number of other High School teachers who declare they will be willing to crawl on hands and knees to see you, at Muir Lodge, if their powers of walking fail them on the way.At last I am going to see the Yosemite, for I have decided to go on the "big


Pasadena [Calif.]

Date Original

1914 Apr 14


Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 26 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 22, Image 0279

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