Katharine [Merrill] Graydon
Oct 17, 1894
2530 College Ave.
My dear Mr. Muir.
Thank you many, many times for coming on Saturday evening. I am gratified for the pleasure you gave to me and my friends. They have experienced themselves as having heard a talk never to be forgotten. What a way you have of delighting people!
I have regretted that some friends were unable to hear you as Profs Clapp, Bradley, Gayley, Le Conte, and Prof. Anderson from Palo Alto in whose family typhoid fever has had sway for six weeks. He wants
find a copy. but it evidently was too early.
Again thanking you for this kindness as well as the note in which you speak of dear Janet and myself, I am
Oct. 17th '94
to bring Dr. Flugel to meet you, and asked if I would and you if he might. Herein I ask!
I was awfully sorry you wandered about Berkeley in search of my abode. [illegible] why did you not let me send someone for you? I did not want to be neglectful of my valued guest.
The grapes arrived in delicious condition. Thank you for them.
I hope you are all well, and that Mrs. Streutzel improves. Give my love to the precious children. I hope to see them soon again.
Has the new book arrived? I sent into the Bookstore last evening, hoping I might
Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25 cm.
Graydon, Katharine Merrill, "Letter from Katharine [Merrill] Graydon to John Muir, 1894 Oct 17." (1894). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 6897.
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