Katharine Hooker


John Muir


3277 PACIFIC AVENUESAN FRANCISCO.Aug 14My dear friendI have just received your letter and am glad to hear from you but so sorry to hear you are not well. A chill? That sounds very bad. You have been working alone and too hard I [don't doubt?].The days passed since [I?] [illegible] [illegible] have been very busy but I had not forgotten you and was about to write05820

you and ask if you could not come down here and spend a night with us. Could you come Tuesday, and at what time would you be at the ferry? I would be waiting there for you.Marian is still in New York but Ellie and I will welcome you.Very affectionatelyKatharine Hooker


San Francisco

Circa Date

[1914] Aug 14


Original letter dimensions: 23 x 14 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 22, Image 0559

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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