J[ohn] M. Vanderbilt


John Muir


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01020 [5]that all of our friends are leaving the country. I hope that you will find an opportunity to drop me a few lines we will be anxious to hear from you & whatever you may write will be welcome news. My wife joins me in wishing you and the “Corwin” every success with assurance of our sincere friendship I remainfaithfully yours J.M. VanderbiltP.S. I had the pleasure of meeting Capt Hooper in Seattle some time ago when he was about leaving the “Wolcott” to take command of the “Corwin”, if he should remember me please present him with my good wishes.J.M.V


Steamer Favorite, Kilisnoo, Alaska

Date Original

1881 Jul 9


Original letter dimensions: 27 x 21 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 04, Image 0660

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Page 5


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