John Muir


John Muir


Helen [Muir]


At Sargents beautiful


Saturday morning

June 9, 1893.

My darling Helen.

I have just a few minutes to write before breakfast Here are some flowers that I gathered at Walden Pond Take good care of them. Tell mama I saw Mr Emersons son at Concord & he looked just like his father. Mr Johnson & I ate dinner there. Mr Johnson is making me go to all the pretty & famous places & people whether I will or no. & everybody seems glad to see us


We are going to Cambridge today. I wish I could show you the rhododendron here. The flowers are just glorious in color & bloom & abundance Tell mamma I got her letter a few hours after I wrote to Wanda. I hope you are well & very happy Love to all. Ill write soon Your loving papa John Muir


[Boston, Mass ?]

Date Original

1893 Jun 9


Original letter dimensions: 15.5 x 20.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 07, Image 1046

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