John Muir


[William C.] Hendricks


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Mr Muir L[illegible] Dec [ 24th?] 1875 Keith’s picture [illegible] matters general [5] 3soils what forests, then how to make the most of them – But I will not weary you with these desultory remarks, no doubt you are over laden with business on the approach of the opening of your work at Sacramento. I might call your attention to an article of mine in the November Number of Harpers Magazine on the Living Glaciers of California. You may have seen it Prof Hayden writes me from Washington that he would [6]like me to write a [illegible] of western glaciers for government publication. I am not however quite ready for this work Thanking you again for your genuine Kindness to my friend Keith I remain very truly yours John MuirTo Senator Hendricks[stamped at bottom: Literary Property Rights held by the California Historical Society]


San Francisco [Calif.]

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1875 Nov 20


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