Creator

Olive Thorne Miller

Recipient

John Muir

Transcription

[4]

are not generally overburdened with this world's goods
With thanks for your cordial greeting

I am sincerely yours

Oliver Th[illegible] Miller

[1]

[letterhead]

Oct 22d

My dear Mr Muir:

I was very glad to receive your letter of the 14th last evening. I can hardly credit your statement that writing is a "slow awkward unnatural business" Certainly I can't believe that your chapters on the

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[2]

blessed little ouzel and the squirrel you immortalized in your book, were hard writing. They sound like the impetuous outburst of a [man?] full of love for them.
I shall be very glad to call on you when I reach San F.-if I go, as I now fully

[3]

expect to. and -- as I believe I told you, I expect to reach San F. near the end of March.
Thanks for the name of a naturalist in Phoenix. I shall probably be very glad to hunt him up.
I can't give exact dates yet, for I hope to make a few engagements to [illegible] in California to help out the exchecquer for we scribblers you know

Location

Brookline, N. Y.

Source

Original letter dimensions: 20 x 24.5 cm.

Resource Identifier

muir08_0457-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 08, Image 0457

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Owning Institution

University of the Pacific Library Holt-Atherton Special Collections. Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.

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2 pages

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